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I, Weapon

3.07  ·  Rating details ·  27 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Paperback, 252 pages
Published December 1st 1977 by Popular Library (first published 1974)
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Elf M.
Oct 30, 2011 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I read this book because it was listed as one of the two most "deeply sick and depraved" books of SF, at least according to the readers of rec.arts.sf.written. Unfortunately, it's not really that depraved. Or if it was, I was so overwhelmingly bored by it that the supposed sickness didn't make much of an impression.

Perhaps the best thing I can say about I, Weapon is that it isn't a novel at all; it's the plotter's synopsis for a Marvel comic about the same year as the book. Doing a synopsis of t
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Bas
Apr 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
A fun and original read. In the future, humanity has split off in many specialized races. To combat an alien menace, a scientist from the Venus colony decides to create a human weapon by combining the best genes of the different races. Not realistic at all, but an exciting read.
Nobbynob Littlun
One of the most memorable and... interesting books I read in my teenage years. I recall it being a pretty wild ride. Would I recommend it? NOPE
Jesse
Jun 11, 2012 rated it really liked it
Book from my childhood. Rated it more out of nostalgia then anything.
Drew Astolfi
Oct 03, 2014 rated it really liked it
I loved this wild and crazy book...it is a lost classic of gonzo New Wave scifi!
Scott Nieradka
Jul 05, 2009 rated it did not like it
Recommended to Scott by: Alex Parise
Shelves: crap-sci-fi
The first 25 pages is the most jaw droppingly bad 25 pages i have ever read. This book has scarred me for life.
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US author of thrillers and some sf, who began publishing the latter with "First Man in a Satellite" for Super-Science Fiction in December 1958; sixteen further short sf/fantasy stories followed, chiefly for The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. His first sf novel Pig World (1971) depicts a Near-Future USA governed by a right-wing tyranny challenged by a vicious would-be demagogue. Soulmate ...more
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