This Immortal

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ibooks, Incorporated, Nov 1, 2004 - Fiction - 174 pages
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Before any of his groundbreaking works, there was This Immortal, Roger Zelazny's first published novel-and now ibooks is proud to present it to a new generation of readers...

Conrad Nomikos has a long, rich personal history that he'd rather not talk about. And, as Arts Commissioner, he's been given a job he'd rather not do. Escorting an alien grandee on a guided tour of the shattered remains of Earth is not something he relishes-especially when it is apparent that this places him at the center of high-level intrigue that has some bearing on the future of Earth itself!

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User Review  - Lyndatrue - LibraryThing

This was probably my first encounter with Zelazny, back in the day when he was writing science fiction sans magic, sans fantasy. I really loved this book then, and I still like it very much. It won the Hugo in those long ago days. Read full review

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User Review  - ispeaknerd - LibraryThing

1960s Sci-Fi Novel Checklist: -creepy gender politics -Jokes your grandpa would tell -Aliens that essentially just blue/green/gray/red/purple humans This Immortal is the most confused attempt at ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Roger Zelazny was born in Euclid, Ohio on May 13, 1937. After receiving a B.A. from Case Western Reserve University and a M.A. from Columbia University, he began publishing science fiction stories in 1962. He received six Hugo awards, three Nebula awards including one in 1966 for And Call Me Conrad and 2 Locus awards. He died of kidney failure secondary to colorectal cancer on June 14, 1995.

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