Bar none, one of my favorite SF characters is Nicholas Van Rijn, Poul Anderson's crusty old space trader. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Tom King
I like Poul Anderson as well as several others, Which is why I read them I like Pouls character here especially.Published 8 months ago by Kenneth J.
In the beginning, Van Rijn made his fortune by making deals himself. This meant risking his own (considerable) skin on various planets, facing down tyrants and crooks (while... Read morePublished 11 months ago by A Customer
Was looking for Kindle Polesetechnic books a few months ago - nothing. And then - hurrah! A whole slew of Poul Anderson works. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Jack L Rookard
I was probably 15 or 16 when I first read a Van Rijn story is a magazine...Astounding, most likely. The characters still resonate with me 50 years later... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Bruce W. Miles
These are Poul Anderson short stories pulled together, with the theme of a future history in which Earth traders explore worlds, get into trouble and solve problems. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Richard Jackson
A fascinating scifi read. Nicholas Van Rijn is more than a business man. He is a shark swimming in a sea of commerce. His prey is his competition. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Gordon S. Savage