Stand on Zanzibar

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Centipede Press, Jun 1, 2010 - Fiction - 560 pages
3 Reviews

This dystopian look at the future, one of the most bleak in all of science fiction, is now in a new edition with full-page, full-color designs by Jacob McMurray. Disturbing and unconventional, this is an important work in science fiction, and it won the Hugo Award in 1969.

Each copy of the book is also signed by John Brunner. Brunner passed away in 1985, but in the early 1980s he had worked on a project with Charles Brown of Locus. This project never came to be, but Brunner had signed a few hundred sheets for it.

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A dystopic collage of media overstimulation and neocolonial globalization, a highly textured sensory experience of our own world, five years ago, predicted nearly 50 years ago. Most interesting is not what he got right, but the few things he got wrong. Read full review

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A lot of folks love this book, and I really tried to like it, and maybe I just wasn't in the right mood, but these characters, and the way they treated women, was just too annoying to me. I gave up. Read full review

About the author (2010)

John Brunner (1934-1995) was a prolific and highly respected writer of science fiction. Kim Stanley Roibnson (b. 1952) is an American science fiction writer, best known for his award-winning Mars trilogy. His work discusses ecological and sociological themes regularly. Jacob McMurray is a graphic designer and illustrator living in Seattle, Washington. He is also a curator at the Science Fiction Museum in Seattle.

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