Stand on Zanzibar

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Centipede Press, 2010 - Fiction - 560 pages
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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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User Review  - atreic - LibraryThing

I thought this was a re-read, but it turns out I'd just confused it with the Jagged Orbit. I was going to Zanzibar on holiday, so it seemed amusing to read this. I _think_ I liked it, but it's a very ... Read full review

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User Review  - KateSherrod - LibraryThing

Simultaneously reading like a deadly earnest Illuminatus! Trilogy scrubbed of all the conspiracy nuttiness*, a fictionalized parable of Toffler's classic Future Shock, a finger-wagging sermon about ... Read full review

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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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