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The jagged orbit.

John Brunner

The jagged orbit.

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Published by Ace Books in New York .
Written in English


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Pagination343 p.
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14065258M


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The Jagged Orbit is set in a near-future USA in which racial tension and arms sales have grown out of all proportion. It's told via the exploits of Matthew Flamen, an investigative reporter (spoolpigeon in Brunner's terminology) who's looking for a hot exclusive in order to keep his job.4/5(2).

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His novel Stand on Zanzibar, about an overpopulated world, won the Hugo Award for best science fiction novel, and the BSFA award the same year. The Jagged Orbit won the BSFA award in Born: John Kilian Houston Brunner, 24 September. **Nebula Award Finalist:**Mankind has been reduced to slavery by technology and surveillance, in this near-future novel from the author of Stand on Zanzibar.

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Awards: Nebula Nominated; BSFA Winner; Lists: The Defining Science Fiction Books of the s; Links: Avg Member Rating. Nebula Award Finalist:Mankind has been reduced to slavery by technology and surveillance, in this near-future novel from the author of Stand on Zanzibar.

In The Jagged Orbit, Brunner, writing at the peak of form that allowed him to create Stand on Zanzibar, takes a long, hard, disturbing, and hilarious look at the near and not-so-distant future.

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**Nebula Award Finalist:**Mankind has been reduced to slavery by technology and surveillance, in this near-future novel from the author of Stand on Zanzibar.

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In The Jagged Orbit, Brunner, writing at the peak of form that allowed him to create Stand on Zanzibar, takes a long, hard, disturbing, and hilarious look at the near and not-so-distant future.

Catastrophic changes due to rampant drug abuse 4/5(5). The Jagged Orbit was written in and contains many brief extracts from newspaper reports of the time. While today we hark back to as a time of student rebellion and riots in Paris, it was also a time of huge interracial unrest in the USA (and elsewhere) with many forecasting unending conflict between black and white and the setting /5(10).

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