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The Return

H. Beam Piper (1904-1964)

1. The Return – Part 1
2. The Return – Part 2

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Two-hundred years after a global nuclear war, two explorers from a research outpost, that largely survived the cataclysm, discover a settlement of humans who have managed to maintain their civilisation despite ferocious cannibal neighbours, the Scowrers. However, the explorers must turn detective in order to understand the mystery of their hosts philosophy and religion. (Description by Reynard)



- The Return

So very well read and good the end !

andy wogan

- The Return

Ha Ha Enjoyed this thoroughly. Being English I was surprised to hear a strong Brit accent reading an American book but he did a good job to my ears anyway Nice ending.


Wonderful action filled mystery of a time after a great war. Cute and slightly twisted ending.