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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. We might expect a Frederik Pohl novel to be solid, competent, thoroughly readable sf, well-plotted and brilliantly dramatized. The Nebula Award–winning masterwork by the author of Gateway In the not-too-distant future. Man Plus is probably Frederik Pohl's best novel so far, and surely one of the most exciting, brilliantly conceived and capably-written sf novels of the past decade. John Sladek, Foundation.
Pohl was the son of Frederik (originally Friedrich) George Pohl (a salesman of German descent) and Anna Jane . In the 1970s, Pohl re-emerged as a novel writer in his own right, with books such as Man Plus and the Heechee series
Pohl was the son of Frederik (originally Friedrich) George Pohl (a salesman of German descent) and Anna Jane Mason. Pohl Sr. held various jobs, and the Pohls lived in such wide-flung locations as Texas, California, New Mexico, and the Panama Canal Zone . In the 1970s, Pohl re-emerged as a novel writer in his own right, with books such as Man Plus and the Heechee series. He won back-to-back Nebula Awards with Man Plus in 1976 and Gateway, the first Heechee novel, in 1977.
Man Plus by Frederick Pohl is a brilliantly imagined, compelling possible scenario that has enthralled countless readers. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied. Tom Doherty Associates, 12 нояб.
Just as Frederik Pohl’s 1977 novel Gateway was about greed, Man Plus, his 1976 offering, is about ambition, and may be seen as an almost Kafkaesque allegory
Just as Frederik Pohl’s 1977 novel Gateway was about greed, Man Plus, his 1976 offering, is about ambition, and may be seen as an almost Kafkaesque allegory. Pohl brings an approachability to his very competent hard science fiction; a pleasing meld of technically believable sci-fi with humanistic and psychological elements.
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MAN PLUS by Frederik Pohl. Flyleaf: Roger Torraway watched in horror as the monster lurched, toppled over and died. Project Man Plus had gone suddenly and drastically wrong. The race to colonize Mars was too important, too costly, and America was already too committed, for plans to be scrapped. They would have to make a new Martian. And Roger Torraway was it, candidate for the endless surgery, operation after painful operation, that would enable him to survive on that faraway planet.
Author: Frederik Pohl. Publisher: Random House, 1976. Ill luck made Roger Torraway the subject of the Man Plus Programe, but it was deliberate biological engineering which turned him into a monster - a machine perfectly adapted to survive on Mars. For according to computer predictions, Mars is humankind’s only alternative to extinction. But beneath his monstrous exterior, Torraway still carries a man’s capacity for suffering. Won Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1976.
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