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Mother Hitton's Littul Kittons (1961) [Short Story]
by Cordwainer Smith Rating: Weighted - 7.5 / Average - 7.5 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Instrumentality, the

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The planet Norstrillia has an unusual, but very effective mechanism for dealing with those who would steal stroon.

Originally published in Galaxy Science Fiction, June 1961.
Reprinted in

  • The Best of Cordwainer Smith.
  • The Rediscovery of Man

Original title: Mother Hitton's Littul Kittons
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience Fiction
Fairy Tales & FolkloreReinterpretations

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Space Lords (1965) [Collection]
      Author: Cordwainer Smith
     Best of Cordwainer Smith, the (1975) [Collection]
      Author: Cordwainer Smith
     Rediscovery of Man, the (1975) [Collection]
      Author: Cordwainer Smith
     Legend Book of Science Fiction, the (1991) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Roger Zelazny , William Gibson , Brian W. Aldiss , Samuel R. Delany , Cordwainer Smith , Bruce Sterling , Keith Roberts , Lucius Shepard , Pat Cadigan , L. Sprague de Camp , Jack Vance , James Tiptree, Jr. , Damon Knight , Michael Swanwick , Theodore Sturgeon , John Kessel , Howard Waldrop , Gene Wolfe , Connie Willis , Ed Bryant , Joanna Russ , Jack Dann , R. A. Lafferty , Edgar Pangborn , Richard McKenna
     Rediscovery of Man, the (1993) [Collection]
      Author: Cordwainer Smith

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