Stand on Zanzibar

by John Brunner

Publisher: Macdonald in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 505 Downloads: 85
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Statementby John Brunner.
SeriesMacdonald science fiction
The Physical Object
Pagination505 p. ;
Number of Pages505
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Open LibraryOL21930599M

Stand on Zanzibar, Paperback by Brunner, John; Sterling, Bruce (FRW), ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US "Originally published in , Stand on Zanzibar was a breakthrough in science fiction storytelling technique, and a prophetic look at a dystopian that remains compelling today. Stand on Zanzibar is not an easy book to read, both technically (the nonstandard writing style) and intellectually. In fact, due to the huge amount of information (events, people, technologies, etc.) that the book refers to constantly, most readers will have to read the book at least twice in order to fully understand what’s going on. It's worth reading Stand on Zanzibar solely for Chad Mulligan. I haven't yet mentioned the plot. Partly that's because the world and the character profiles are the highlight of the book. The plot isn't bad and, after a slow start gathering its momentum, delivers an adequate conclusion. item 1 Stand On Zanzibar by Brunner, John Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping - Stand On Zanzibar by Brunner, John Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ item 8 John Brunner Stand on Zanzibar 1st Frist edition ex-lib Hugo Winner Doubleday - John Brunner Stand on Zanzibar 1st Frist edition ex-lib Hugo Winner Doubleday. $

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Stand on Zanzibar (Book): Brunner, John. The commenter, walzingechidna, is exactly on target! Most prescient, even the President, in this book, is called President Obomo [how closer could he . 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. Get this from a library! Stand on Zanzibar. [John Brunner] -- Set in , mostly in the United States, this award-winning novel tells the stories of a large cast of characters as they cope with a world population of seven billion, legislation for eugenics.

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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, Stand on Zanzibar book didn't get. At least, in one novel, the Hugo-winning Stand on Zanzibar, he makes a number of predictions that turn out Stand on Zanzibar book 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 walkingshops.com Stand On Zanzibar by John Brunner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at walkingshops.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.

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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.

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.

Donald Hogan is his roommate, a. Aug 16,  · 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 /5(7). Mar 02,  · It will have to get a lot higher before we see the phenomena the author predicts. Nonetheless, “Stand on Zanzibar” is easily one of the best books to deal with population issues.

What had a more significant impact on my final grade for the book is. 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).

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