Category: poul anderson

Flandry of Terra, read this series if you can….

Flandry of Terra, read this series if you can. It’s about a spy in the future, James Bond in space, who wins through clever schemes.

If you want to read one Poul Anderson story, c…

If you want to read one Poul Anderson story, check out the van Rijn stories, about an ultra-capitalist hero who wins by cunning. 

Anderson was a member of First Fandom and the New York writer community along with Isaac Asimov, which included not just a fascination with science, but also far left politics. Anderson often said that the key to space travel was through global communism and worker-centered socialism.