By Poul Anderson,

Book cover of Brainwave: The Greatest Masterpiece by the Science Fiction Grandmaster

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A transcendent look at the possible effects of enhanced intelligence on our planet.

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This is another book that stuck with me for many years. What happened if animals suddenly had increased intelligence and the power of speech? They would need to start a society from scratch. How would they accomplish this? This unique premise just fascinated me, and I think it is a very underrated classic science fiction novel.

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