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The demolished man

Alfred Bester

The demolished man

by Alfred Bester

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. published by New American Library, New York.

Statementby Alfred Bester.
SeriesThe Garland library of science fiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.B56 De5, PS3552.E796 De5
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p. ;
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5182730M
ISBN 100824014022
LC Control Number75000396

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The first edition of the novel was published in Marchand was written by Alfred Bester. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.4/4. The Demolished Man, the novel that was the first winner of Hugo Award.

The book is an oddity—half science fiction and half detective story, mixing in generous doses of the police procedural genre while antici-pating elements that would come to the fore in later cyberpunk lit. With its fast pace and campy atmospherics, the book also.

His passionate novels of worldly adventure, high intellect, and tremendous verve, The Stars My Destination and the Hugo Award winning The Demolished Man, established Bester as a s.f. grandmaster, a reputation that was ratified by the Science Fiction Writers of.

gate. Oh Christ. The Man With No Face. Looking. Looming. Silent. Don't scream. Stop screaming But I'm not screaming. I'm singing on a stage of sparkling marble while the music soars and the lights burn. But there's no one out there in the amphitheater.

A great shadowed pit empty except for one spectator. Silent. Staring. Looming. The Man. Mar 17,  · "The Demolished Man" by Alfred Bester won the first-ever Hugo Award, and it's obvious why it did. Extremely well written in a cyber-punk/comic book style, this book was revolutionary when it appeared in the s, and remains fresh 50 years later.4/5(38).

Nov 01,  · The Demolished Man is a psychological thriller noir set in the future policed by mind readers. It was written by Alfred Bester and is perhaps most famous for being the first Hugo Award winner.

If you’ve read Bester’s The Stars My Destination and you’re looking for another cyberpunk classic, The Demolished Man is not that book. It has some similar themes to Bester’s better-known.

Jan 01,  · The Demolished Man was the first ever novel to win a Hugo award for "Best Novel" in As with much of Alfred Bester's works, it remains an understated classic.

The novel is set in the 24th Century with a society who can no longer hide their crimes following the rise of police telepaths (known as Espers).5/5.

ALFRED BESTER was born in His fiction career included writing for the pulp magazines, comics, radio, and television. His extraordinary book, The Demolished Man, was the first winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel and was followed by the brilliant novels The Stars My Destination, The Computer Connection, Golem, and The Deceivers, and numerous short stories.4/5(10).

Jan 01,  · The Demolished Man was the first novel to win the Hugo award. The book has everything: plot, strong characters. In the future, to committ a crime is an impossible task, due to all those telepaths running around. In case somebody do committ a crime, there is Cited by: 7.

The Demolished Man, written in by Alfred Bester and winner of the very first Hugo Award, is a precursor to stories like Minority Report.

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Nov 21,  · The Demolished Man Audio Book Online. The most significant issue he has is the “Espers”, telepaths that can read his strategy from his mind, as well as quit him or quickly have him founded guilty after the crime.

Jul 22,  · The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester,Pocket Books edition, in English About the Book. In a world in which the police have telepathic powers, how do you get away with murder. Ben Reichs heads a huge 24th century business empire, spanning the solar system.

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He has found no insoluble conflicts in his beliefs or his ethics until he is. THE DEMOLISHED MAN, Shasta,first edition, just about fine in fine pictorial dust-wrapper. The first novel to be awarded the coveted HUGO award.

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This motif will certainly seem familiar to followers of Philip K. Cock, yet both stories are rather various.The Demolished Man () The first installment of Bester's The Demolished Man was the cover story in the January issue of Galaxy Science Fiction The first installment of Bester's next sf novel, The Stars My Destination, took the cover of the October issue of GalaxyGenre: Science fiction novels, short stories, comic .The Demolished Man, by Alfred Bester, is a science fiction novel that was the first Hugo Award winner in The story was first serialized in three parts, beginning with the January issue of Galaxy Science Fiction, followed by publication of the novel in