This immortal

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Ace Books, 1968 - Fiction - 186 pages
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Conrad Nomikos has a long, rich personal history that he'd rather not talk about and a job he'd rather not do. Escorting an alien grandee on a tour around a shattered post-nuclear war Earth is not something he relishes, especially when he becomes central to an intrigue determining Earth's future.

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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

Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
78
Section 3
98
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About the author (1968)

Author Roger Zelazny was born in Euclid, Ohio on May 13, 1937. After receiving his B.A. from Case Western Reserve University and his M.A. from Columbia University, Zelazny began publishing science fiction stories in 1962. His reputation has gone through ups and downs, but he was given a Nebula award in 1966 for And Call Me Coward (1965), in a tie with Dune by Frank Herbert. He won a total of three Nebula awards and six Hugo awards. A prolific writer, Zelazny's works focus on the relationship between illusion and reality. He always pays close attention to his craft, and his stories are intelligent, occasionally sentimental, often romantic and, to his many fans, very satisfying. He died of kidney failure secondary to colorectal cancer on June 14, 1995.

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