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The Humanoids (Paperback)

Author:  Jack Williamson
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0312852533
ISBN-13: 9780312852535
Sku: 30046459
Publish Date: 1/1/1996
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 0.75T
Pages:  288
 
"To serve and obey, and guard men from harm" on the far planet Wing IV, a brilliant scientist creates the humanoids - sleek black androids programmed to serve humanity. But are they perfect servants - or perfect masters? Slowly the humanoids spread throughout the galaxy, threatening to stifle all human endeavor. Only a hidden group of rebels can stem the humanoid tide ... if it's not already too late. First published in Astounding Science Fiction during the magazine's heyday, The Humanoids - science fiction grand master Jack Williamson's finest novel - has endured for fifty years as a classic on the theme of natural versus artificial life. Also included in this edition is the prelude novelette, "With Folded Hands", which was chosen for the Science Fiction Hall of Fame.
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"To serve and obey, and guard men from harm" on the far planet Wing IV, a brilliant scientist creates the humanoids - sleek black androids programmed to serve humanity. But are they perfect servants - or perfect masters? Slowly the humanoids spread throughout the galaxy, threatening to stifle all human endeavor. Only a hidden group of rebels can stem the humanoid tide ... if it's not already too late. First published in Astounding Science Fiction during the magazine's heyday, The Humanoids - science fiction grand master Jack Williamson's finest novel - has endured for fifty years as a classic on the theme of natural versus artificial life. Also included in this edition is the prelude novelette, "With Folded Hands", which was chosen for the Science Fiction Hall of Fame.
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This 50-year-old science fiction classic is a story about androids, developed to serve humanity, who soon become tyrannical.
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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0288
Product attributePublisher:   Orb Books
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