There’s a book, I read it many years ago under the title “The Stardroppers”, but an earlier and shorter draft was also published under the title “listen! The stars”, about a small Device that looks like a radio, but allows you to listen to the vibrations of the stars. This is the titular stardropper.
I like the book. It’s a cheesy sci-fi thriller. I want a stardropper.
@ieure Bruner, yeah!
I’ve read a bunch of his novellas (ace double book editions) and a handful of his pulpier paperbacks.
Nothing I’ve sought out intentionally, just stuff that has filtered through my hands.
@ieure he did s good job with hard boiled SF. Thrillers, with science fiction trappings.
Simple concepts elevated.
Very unlike most other sci-fi writers of his era, IMO. His works were relatable, and rarely weird for weird’s sake.
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