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Stand on Zanzibar.

by John Brunner

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Sequel: The sheep look up.

SeriesDoubleday science fiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.B89 St, PR6052.R8 St
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 505 p.
Number of Pages505
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5614478M
LC Control Number68022631

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Bruce Sterling is an American science fiction writer, born in Brownsville, Texas on Ap Cited by: Stand on Zanzibar: The Hugo Award-Winning Novel - Kindle edition by Brunner, John, Sterling, Bruce.

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it is about how a 4/5(1). 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.

Where society is squeezed into hive-living madness by god-like mega computers, mass-marketed psychedelic drugs, and mundane uses of. 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.

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 by: ― John Brunner, Stand on Zanzibar “The book has one of the scariest mise-en-scènes in all of science fiction: a world that is a smothering, riotous tangle of human arms and limbs.

Stand on Zanzibar is an information overload on topics that sensible people would never want to learn by: About the Book "Originally published inStand on Zanzibar was a breakthrough in science fiction storytelling technique, and a prophetic look at a dystopian that remains compelling today.

48 STAND ON ZANZIBAR "character". Once an English exchange student had told him it was "bloody-mindedness", and he had accepted the term as a compliment. He had brown hair and beard, he was a little below average height, he was well-muscled, he wore the typical clothes of a turn-of-the-century student Externally, then, he conformed.

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/5(). Though those names may register for many as Biblical references, "Westworld" cocreator Jonathan Nolan told Insider it's meant to be an homage to John Brunner's sci-fi novel "Stand on Zanzibar." "In that book there is an AI owned by the general technics corporation called Shalmaneser," Nolan : Kim Renfro.

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.

STAND ON ZANZIBAR, Doubleday,first edition, what appears to be possibly a moisture stain to a small section of the inner lower fore edge corner of the rear end-paper, else a tight vg/vg+ copy in a near vg dust-wrapper copy with some light wear and tear.

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.

Stand on Zanzibar is a Hugo Award-winning dystopian novel by John Brunner, often considered one of the best works to come out of the New Wave Science Fiction movement of the s. Advertisement: It's set in the yearwhen the population of Earth has reached 7 billion.

The brilliant Hugo Award-winning novel from John Brunner, Stand on Zanzibar, now includes a foreword by Bruce Sterling Niblock House is a rising executive at General Technics, one of a few all-powerful corporations.

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 is one of his best-known novels and a Hugo winner, written in and attacking questions of governance, overpopulation, mass media, and international politics.

With that subject matter, you'd think it would be dated, but this is one of those books that beautifully captures general tendencies in sociology despite often being.