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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.Fist published in A"stounding Science Fiction" during the magazine's heyday, "The Humanoids"--sceince 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312852535
ISBN-10: 0312852533
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Pages: 299
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1987
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jack Williamson

Jack Williamson published his first short story in 1928, and he's been producing entertaining, thought-provoking science fiction ever since. The second person named Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America--the first was Robert A. Heinlein--Williamson has always been in the forefront of the field, being the first to write fiction about genetic engineering (he invented the term), anti-matter, and other cutting-edge science. A renaissance man, Williamson is a master of fantasy and horror as well as science fiction. He lives in Portales, New Mexico.

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