The Cosmic Computer
by H. Beam Piper
Publisher: ManyBooks 1963
Number of pages: 200
Conn Maxwell returns from Terra to his poverty-stricken home planet of Poictesme, 'The Junkyard Planet', with news of the possible location of Merlin, a military super-computer rumored to have been abandoned there after the last war. The inhabitants hope to find Merlin, which they think will be their ticket to wealth and prosperity.
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