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  • John Brunner is best known for his dystopian novels written 40 years ago, like THE SHEEP LOOK UP and STAND ON ZANZIBAR, but in 1969 he wrote a novel of swinging London and its underworld of sex and voodoo. For the first time since its initial publica...


  • Ed Carter, a New York reporter on his way to his home town in Omaha for a short vacation, saw the missile in the last moments in its journey back to earth. A sweller on the brink, like all of us, he had no doubt about what it was; Oh God, he thought,...


  • In Double, Double, a random collection of strangers converges on a seaside town, not knowing one another and having nothing in common. A mystery from the sea, a shape-shifter, begins to take over the people and produce oddly behaving duplicates of th...


  • "One of the most important science fiction authors. Brunner held a mirror up to reflect our foibles because he wanted to save us from ourselves." --SF Site For each generation, there is a writer meant to bend the rules of what we know. Hugo Award wi...


  • Collected when Brunner was at the peak of his writing form, this even dozen of his short stories, with a bonus poem thrown into the mix, offers provocative ideas and thrilling action mixed with conceptions of the inevitable future, the inventable fut...


  • In the long twilight if a galactic empire, the old king is dying. He has little choice but to name his callow young son as heir and his wanton daughter as regent. It seems the long decline is destined to continue. But everything is changed by the app...


  • "One of the most important science fiction authors. Brunner held a mirror up to reflect our foibles because he wanted to save us from ourselves." --SF Site For each generation, there is a writer meant to bend the rules of what we know. Hugo Award wi...


  • An alien hidden in the ocean’s depths is awakened—and wreaks havoc on mankind—in this science fiction classic from the Hugo Award–winning author. In The Atlantic Abomination, an exploratory expedition to the bottom of the ocean discovers the...


  • "One of the most important science fiction authors. Brunner held a mirror up to reflect our foibles because he wanted to save us from ourselves." --SF Site For each generation, there is a writer meant to bend the rules of what we know. Hugo Award wi...






  • A “very enjoyable” novel of first alien contact from the Hugo Award–winning author of Stand on Zanzibar (Frederick Pohl). While two very different men—Counce, who has strange powers and a formidable intellect, and Bassett, a master of money, ...


  • A cold war among the stars was growing hotter by the minute. As Pag and Cathrodyne struggled for domination, a hot war threatened which would rend and annihilate whole planetary systems. The two master races would have consumed one another long ago, ...


  • Tileman could make our fantasies come true - create reality from your dreams - for a very high fee. Catering to the desires of London's most powerful - and decadent - figures, Tileman had top-level connections to guarantee him protection and influenc...


  • MUST THE UNIVERSE DIE WITH THEM?The Starfolk, arrogant masters of vast stretches of the cosmos beyond the Earth's sphere of influence, were determined to complete the extermination of the mind-reading mutants of Regnier's planet.But to the mutants th...


  • When Ivan Wright stepped out of his mountain cabin, rifle in hand, to investigate the sound of a strange helicopter, he stepped right into the middle of a galactic crisis. For the crew of that odd aircraft were not men such as he'd ever seen before -...


  • John Brunner is known for his science-fiction and ecology-minded novels, but thanks to John Pelan, we have collected the stories he wrote in the 70s, 80s and 90s about the man named Secrett. In his introduction Pelan tells more about the enigmatic wr...


  • Whether or not he had wanted to turn back at the last minute, he couldn't have - the wave of dirty, hungry people carried him helplessly along in their fervour reach the temple. Like dope addicts, he told himself, they don't even care about themselve...


  • When mankind colonized the stars, they travelled out from Earth in two directions - to Centaurus and its Southern Hemisphere neighbours and to Ursa Major and the constellations around Polaris. And strange to say the humans who settled on those variou...


  • 'We won't be landing anywhere just yet', Waters said to the other passengers on the spaceship Fulmar. 'I was pretty mystified by this story of mechanical breakdown, so I've been checking up.' He hefted his little box. 'I've spent the past half hour s...


  • 'One citizen of your planet shall go to the capital of the Federation of Worlds. He shall live there for thirty days. If your representative can survive and demonstrate his ability to exist in a civilized society with creatures whose outward appearan...


  • It was carnival time on Earth. Prosperity was at its peak; science had triumphed over environment; all human needs were taken care of by computers, robots and androids. There was nothing left for humans to do but enjoy, themselves . . . to seek pleas...


  • By the twenty-first century the world was drowning in its own population. A solution had to be found quickly - and it was, in 'gravi-power'. Wonderful, unending source of power - only the scientists knew that its use was reducing the Earth's distance...


  • Allyn Vage was once a beautiful woman, but due to an accident - which may have been a murder attempt - she was now a hopeless cripple, burned and disfigured and without the senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. When they brought her to Jo...


  • Kynance Foy was young, beautiful, intelligent an highly trained in both qua-space physics and business law when she left Earth to seek her fortune in the interstellar outworlds. But she found that the further she got from Earth, the tougher became th...


  • 'How short a time a century really is . . .' The speaker was Immortal Karmesin, and he had lived a thousand years. He stood, a gigantic figure against the rush of time, a permanently open channel for the infants of the galaxy to explore the deep past...


  • When the sleepy town of Weyharrow is enveloped by a mysterious fog, the inhabitants find themselves behaving in strange and dangerous ways. Dr Steven Glaze, a young probationary GP, prescribes a most unorthodox treatment for arthritis; the vicar proc...


  • A stardropper got its name from the belief that the user was eavesdropping on the stars. But that was only a guess . . . nobody really knew what the instrument did. The instrument itself made no sense scientifically. A conventional earpiece, an ampli...


  • The Acre was the only part of an entire world where Earthmen were allowed to live as they pleased and as they were accustomed. For elsewhere on Quallavarra, humanity was forced into servitude by the Vorra, THE SUPER BARBARIANS, who has somehow manage...


  • He was 'The Visitor' . . .in a society revolutionised and troubled by a transportation device that let you walk through a door and be anywhere in the world - instantly. He was 'The Visitor' . . . at a time when unauthorised travel had caused the viol...


  • This songbook contains twenty songs by Brunner with original lyrics and some original music. Music is provided for all songs. Each song is illustrated by a different sf or fantasy artist. Available in perfect or GBC (comb) binding....








  • ANNOUNCING THE TOURIST EXPERIENCE THAT IS THE TALK OF THE GALAXY! MEET: - The cryogenic resurrectee Rinpoche Gibbs. He's not surprised to awaken in the twenty-fourth century, cured of cancer. He is, however, very surprised by everything else... ...


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    Ballantine Books, 1965. paperback, 3rd printing stated. Hugo nominee and British Fantasy Award winner. This novel explores the idea of subliminal messages as political tools, and it is notable for having the structure of a famous 1892 chess game betw...


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    Gerald Howson lived in a world where medical science could supply artificial nerves or any other part of a maimed body that was needed. Except for him. And Gerald had a gift of enormous power, which, if left to sicken in his grotesque body, wou...




  • in The Eternal City

    Collecting tales of Roman glory and decadence written by science fiction authors, this melding of past and future themes includes stories by Poul Anderson, Gordon R. Dickson, David Drake, and Robert E. Howard...



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    This is a collection of stories of the Traveller in Black. It is set in a world where chaos rules. One man - the man with many names, but one nature - is charged with creating order out of the warring forces of nature....


  • When aliens arrive on Earth and construct vast, shining cities whose borders men cannot penetrate, mankind is united in its struggle to survive the displacement by the desire to eventually share the aliens' interstellar wisdom...



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  • Traces the development over milennia of a civilization of an unusual alien species, whose sense of humor, resourceful adaptibility, and metalworking skills are the strengths and the hope of their society...












  • The interstellar Bridge System was the greatest invention in the long history of cosmic humanity Spread through dozens of planets, men and their societies had drifted apart in isolation until the Bridge came to link together humanity's multifold worl...


  • Colonising a new planet requires much more than just settling on a newly discovered island of Old Earth. New planets were different in thousands of ways, different from Earth and from each other. Any of those differences could mean death and disaster...



  • When the star Zarathustra went nova, the desperate survivors spread out in all directions. Those that found habitable worlds were few and after hundreds of years the Zarathustra Refugee Planets were either forgotten or in quarantine. On Cyclops, an a...


  • An enduring classic, this book offers a dramatic and prophetic look at the potential consequences of the escalating destruction of Earth. In this nightmare society, air pollution is so bad that gas masks are commonplace. Infant mortality is up, and e...


  • The barrenland lay on the face of the world like a sore, nearly round, more than three hundred miles in circumference. It had been there so long that it was endured, as were the twisted monsters that wandered out of the barrenland and killed. Conrad,...



  • GAMES PEOPLE PLAY-- OR GAMES PLAYED WITH PEOPLE! War hero, jet-setter, gourmet--Godwin Harpinshield was all of these and more; his life was a game played among the Beautiful People whose fame, wealth and power set them above the law and beyond the...



  • Once there was a mighty empire spanning the stars. Once there had been great emperors ruling hundreds of inhabited planets, patrolling the star lanes with fleets of starcruisers, built to the perfection of a technology never before seen by man.And li...



  • DAW Books, 1976. Paperback, first printing. This 1967 novel tells of a troubled psychiatrist trying to unravel the mystery behind a girl discovered wandering in the woods near a mental hospital. She speaks a language no one understands and doesn't se...


  • HE WAS THE MOST DANGEROUS FUGITIVE ALIVE, BUT HE DIDN'T EXIST! Nickie Haflinger had lived a score of lifetimes... but technically he didn't exist. He was a fugitive from Tarnover, the high-powered government think tank that had educated him. First h...



  • The UK author, John Brunner (1934-1995) wrote mostly of science fiction, though he published several thrillers, contemporary novels and volumes of poetry He began very early to submit science fiction stories to periodicals - several of these appeared...


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    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 politically---it's about to take over a co...


  • in The Late Great Future
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    THEY'VE SEEN THE FUTURE -- AND IT DOESN'T LOOK GOOD.... What's going to happen when the world ends? Here are 14 humorous, poignant, eerie, and altogether too possible views of what things will be like when: Walking for pleasure and exercise b...



  • "One of the most important science fiction authors. Brunner held a mirror up to reflect our foibles because he wanted to save us from ourselves." --SF Site For each generation, there is a writer meant to bend the rules of what we know. Hugo Award wi...


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    Are there aliens among us? Are the chariots of the gods returning? If so - are they for us or against us? John Brunner, award-winning author and science fiction writer extraordinary, takes the questions now on everyone's mind, and gives one possib...


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    CODE NAME POSTER The first practical matter transmitter was a success, or so everyone thought. In spite of paranoid security restrictions, Justin Williams and Cinnamon Wright, co-inventors of the device, counted on it to revolutionise civilisation a...