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Stand on Zanzibar

John Brunner

Stand on Zanzibar

by John Brunner

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Published by Del Rey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Nonfiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9314706M
    ISBN 100345312120
    ISBN 109780345312129

    Editions for Stand on Zanzibar: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), 8 Cited by: Stand On Zanzibar () About book Stand on Zanzibar is one of my favorite novels:: a) Stand on Zanzibar is about overpopulation. if the entire world's population were to stand on Zanzibar, it would sink.b) Stand on Zanzibar is about information. how is it processed? what does it really mean?c) Stand on Zanzibar is about the evils and cupidity of corporatization. it is about how a 4/5(1).

    A Google search turned up an excerpt from the re-issue of Stand on Zanzibar (page xii) in the Foreword, written by the respected science fiction author Bruce Sterling. In his introductory essay, Sterling comments, "Some bits are just eerie: the book's major figure is an African named 'President Obomi'. What are the odds there? The brilliant Hugo Award-winning novel from John Brunner, Stand on Zanzibar, now included with a foreword by Bruce SterlingNorman Niblock House is a rising executive at General Technics, one of a few all-powerful corporations. His work is leading General Technics to the forefront of global domination, both in the marketplace and politicallyit's about to take over a country in Africa.

    Stand on Zanzibar uses those four drastically different ways to offer its content, but all of them are united under the single purpose of world-building. The effect is so powerful, that at times I wanted to close the book just to catch my breath. The psychic intensity of the novel could actually be partly a weak point.3/5(9). Aug 16,  · The brilliant Hugo Award-winning novel from John Brunner, Stand on Zanzibar, now included with a foreword by Bruce Sterling Norman Niblock House is a rising executive at General Technics, one of a few all-powerful corporations. His work is leading General Technics to the forefront of global domination, both in the marketplace and politicallyit's about to take over a country in Africa.4/5(17).


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First of all, the title comes from the idea of putting all the people on the planet in one place. A nineteenth century commentator speculated that if everyone were to stand, and have maybe a couple feet square around him or her, then everyone could stand together on the Isle of Wight.4/5.

Aug 15,  · Stand on Zanzibar: The Hugo Award-Winning Novel - Kindle edition by John Brunner, Bruce Sterling. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Stand on 4/4(). Sep 22,  · JOHN BRUNNER () published his first novel pseudonymously at the age of 17, and through the s and early s wrote many SF adventure novels.

His work grew more ambitious in the late s; Stand on Zanzibar, a Hugo Award-winner, is /5(7). Mar 02,  · Sound familiar. If it does, a fair number of John Brunner's predictions for (the year in which he set his Hugo winner Stand on Zanzibar) can be counted correct.

Of course, he didn't get. At least, in one novel, the Hugo-winning Stand on Zanzibar, he makes a number of predictions that turn out to be spot-on about Zanzibar is set inand some of its predictions — like. Free download or read online Stand on Zanzibar pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by John Brunner. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this science fiction, fiction story are. The book has been awarded with Hugo Award for Best 4/5. Mar 25,  · Stand on Zanzibar is that rarity among science fiction novels — it really made accurate predictions about the future.

The book, published inis set in the yearand this allows us to make a point-by-point comparison, and marvel at novelist John Brunner’s uncanny ability to anticipate the shape of the world to come. Indeed, his vision of the year even includes a popular.

Aug 01,  · Stand on Zanzibar is a classic sci-fi novel from the late 60s that is, to paraphrase another review, simultenously dated and ahead of its time. Brunner created a future world where overpopulation and overstimulation would drive some people to become murderous "muckers."Cited by: Stand on Zanzibar (Science Fiction Book Club 50th Anniversary Collection) by John Brunner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at esthetic-tokyo.com Stand On Zanzibar by John Brunner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at esthetic-tokyo.com Written in a way that echoes John Dos Passos' U.S.A.

Trilogy, Stand on Zanzibar is a cross-section of a world overpopulated by the billions and society is squeezed into hive-living madness by god-like mega computers, mass-marketed psychedelic drugs, and mundane uses of genetic engineering.

Though written init speaks of our present time. Jun 03,  · Stand on Zanzibar is a masterpiece of speculative sociological SF, which some have described as a nightmare vision and others as a possible world better than what we are likely to get.

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Both parts of the book combine in-depth theoretical discussion with detailed analyses of novels, poems, films, computer software and installation artworks from the US and.

“Stand on Zanzibar is an information overload on topics that sensible people would never want to learn about.” ― John Brunner, quote from Stand on Zanzibar “Much earlier than Richardson, before World War I, in fact, Norman Angell had shown that the idea of fighting a war for profit was obsolete.

Sep 30,  · The Watchers: The Angels Who Betrayed God [Book of Enoch] (Angels & Demons Explained) - Duration: The Legends of Historyviews. Sep 11,  · Stand On Zanzibar by John Brunner,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

By using our website you agree to our use of STAND ON ZANZIBAR is a brilliant and dangerous book - 4/5(K). Feb 22,  · By John Brunner Hugo Award Best Novel ISBN 0 2.

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"Originally published inStand on Zanzibar was a breakthrough in science fiction storytelling technique, and a prophetic look at a dystopian that remains compelling today.

Corporations have usurped democracy, ubiquitous information technology mediates human relationships, mass-marketed. May 29,  · Stand on Zanzibar Author: John Brunner Published: Stand on Zanzibar won the Hugo Award for best novel, beating (among other books) Rite of Passage which was a book I really enjoyed.

While Stand on Zanzibar was much more ambitious than Rite of Passage, I preferred Panshin’s book to Brunner’s though Zanzibar was still.The brilliant Hugo Award-winning novel from John Brunner, Stand on Zanzibar, now included with a foreword by Bruce Sterling Norman Niblock House is a rising executive at General Technics, one of a few all-powerful corporations.Stand on Zanzibar by John Brunner Book Resume: Norman Niblock House is a rising executive at General Technics, one of a few all-powerful corporations.

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