The Edge of the Knife

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: H. Beam Piper

Narrated By: Jfmarchini

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2011

Duration: 1 hours 49 minutes

Summary:

The Terro-Human Future History is Piper's detailed account of the next 6000 years of human history. 1942, the year the first fission reactor was constructed, is defined as the year 1 A.E. (Atomic Era). In 1973, a nuclear war devastates the planet, eventually laying the groundwork for the emergence of a Terran Federation, once humanity goes into space and develops antigravity technology. The story "The Edge of the Knife" (collected in Empire) occurs slightly before the war, and involves a man who sees flashes of the future. It links many key elements of Piper's series. (Summary from Wikipedia)

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