I've read others of McCaffrey's books, but this is by far the best.
I first read this one 20 years ago still a good book with a great idea and was even more thoughtful given when it was released.
If you like a good story and don't require your science fiction to be strong on realism you will enjoy this book.
In this, the first book in the Brain and Brawn Ships series, we are introduced to the concept of newborn babies with healthy minds but malformed bodies who are encapsulated in a... Read morePublished 5 months ago by @realjaninenoble
When reading was still allowed in school, we had a mandatory 15min reading time after lunch. If you didn't have a book, the teachers would hand something over. Read morePublished 7 months ago by April Gendill
I enjoyed this story several years ago and decided I wanted to re-read it. This book is a series of short stories featuring the brain-ship who sang. Read morePublished 8 months ago by JW
Not only do I love her heroines and heroes, the concept of brains is fascinating. Could this be the direction in which the human race is headed? Read morePublished 11 months ago by Snow leopard
I'm a long-time McCaffrey fan and think this is one of her best. I bought an extra copy to share with friends. The story is good and the possibilities are outstanding. Read morePublished 11 months ago by M. Hargrove
My daughters loved this story as they ventured into science fiction as teenagers. The book was then out of print and their copy gone...loaned to another friend. Read morePublished 12 months ago by vintageharper
The bizarre solution to salvage severely handicapped babies and give them a chance for a productive,exciting life. Read morePublished 12 months ago by John T. Wirts
Easy reading and solid character work make this relatively timeless. The science is always going to date older classics like this; but don't let that deter you from a great readPublished 13 months ago by Amazon Customer