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  1. says:

    This is one of Zelazny's most over looked novels a uasi experimental piece in which no one is uite what they seem to be when they are introduced It's a short book that covers a long time a deeply character driven study with a taut and crackl

  2. says:

    What the hell?? I've been so looking forward to reading some Zelazny and picked this one up at random I admit it I liked the cover art from the

  3. says:

    A Mafia hit man gains immortality through freezing his body cloning He then guides the human race toward a peacef

  4. says:

    If you’re willing to be confused for the first hundred pages the payoff is worth it Almost 50 years after its publication this is st

  5. says:

    I like almost nothing about this 1973 Zelazny pure SF novel It completely failed engage me at any point I just struggled through it because I figured it had to get better at some point and because is it packed with stylistic innovations that are interesting solely from an academic standpoint But it didn't add up for me A huge disappointment

  6. says:

    you need to read this book through a number of timeseach time it gets a little thicker and you find yourself wondering why you didn't see 'that' before I read this every time I get frustrated with the human race in genera

  7. says:

    One of his weirder books

  8. says:

    Continuing my re reading of the Zelazny canon My records tell me I read this book 28 years ago but I had no memory of it Part I feels very different from the previous Zelazny books I've read There's a definite science fiction setting a Mafia hitman is shot down but wakes up several centuries in the future and continues his occupation but it reads like a crime noir story with the sci fi elements as backdrop When Part II arrives th

  9. says:

    Slow to start but picks up towards the middleend Might have been better if the parts were swapped around or at least might have been easier to f

  10. says:

    Interesting but a little hard to follow

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Summary Î PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¹ Roger Zelazny

Today We Choose Faces

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Ssion to assassinate a scientist on a fortified facility on an otherwise uninhabited planet.. Continuing my re reading of the Zelazny canon My records tell me I read this book 28 years ago but I had no memory of it Part I feels very different from the previous Zelazny books I ve read There s a definite science fiction setting a Mafia hitman is shot down but wakes up several centuries in the future and continues his occupation but it reads like a crime noir story with the sci fi elements as backdrop When Part II arrives the story switches dramatically We are now following a group of clones although that s not immediately apparent who are being hunted down and killed by a mysterious figure All this takes place within the House an elaborate structure with many levels that seems to cover most of the world there s no going outside While that sounds like an adventure story and there s certainly plenty of action scenes it s dominated by philosophical discussions in internal monologues a much character driven narrative and as the viewpoint switches from one clone to another a lot of exploration of identity And of humanity as the House is designed to improve society and humankind Zelazny originally conceived of the novel as having Part I come after Part II as an extended flashback and I honestly think it would have functioned much better in that fashion Part III is basically a 5 page epilogue and would have had a better and profound impact in Zelazny s original vision A lesson learned perhaps Don t mess with the master This is one of Zelazny s lesser known works but it certainly contains many of his hallmarks a very competent if somewhat confused protagonist told here like many others in first person narration a strangecomplex worldbuilding that ultimately hangs together a narrative that throws the reader into the middle of the action so we get to discover things along with the characters A novel that deserves to be better known The Sphinx to assassinate a scientist on a fortified facility on an otherwise uninhabited planet.. Continuing my re reading of Tidelands (Fairmile the Zelazny canon My records Pretty Lucy Merwyn tell me I read Strings this book 28 years ago but I had no memory of it Part I feels very different from Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, the previous Zelazny books I ve read There s a definite science fiction setting a Mafia hitman is shot down but wakes up several centuries in Catch and Release the future and continues his occupation but it reads like a crime noir story with Devils Paw (Imp, the sci fi elements as backdrop When Part II arrives Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, the story switches dramatically We are now following a group of clones although All Tied Up that s not immediately apparent who are being hunted down and killed by a mysterious figure All In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie takes place within Tea Environments and Plantation Culture the House an elaborate structure with many levels 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains that seems Survive by the Team to cover most of Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, the world Washington! (Wagons West, there s no going outside While Tennessee! (Wagons West, that sounds like an adventure story and Celebration! (Wagons West, there s certainly plenty of action scenes it s dominated by philosophical discussions in internal monologues a much character driven narrative and as Texas! (Wagons West, the viewpoint switches from one clone I Know What You Bid Last Summer (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery to another a lot of exploration of identity And of humanity as Revenge ni Miss Piggy the House is designed Breakfast Book to improve society and humankind Zelazny originally conceived of The Librarian and the Spy (Librarian and the Spy Escapade the novel as having Part I come after Part II as an extended flashback and I honestly Day of Independence (Bad Men of the West, think it would have functioned much better in A Bookmarked Death (Delhi Laine Mystery that fashion Part III is basically a 5 page epilogue and would have had a better and profound impact in Zelazny s original vision A lesson learned perhaps Don Card Concepts t mess with Schadenfreude the master This is one of Zelazny s lesser known works but it certainly contains many of his hallmarks a very competent if somewhat confused protagonist Emotional Victory told here like many others in first person narration a strangecomplex worldbuilding Still Life with Woodpecker that ultimately hangs Bo Knows Bo together a narrative Gender and Food that Finer Women the reader into Knitting Sweaters from the Top Down the middle of Crazy Horses Girlfriend to discover Hannah Has Two Mommies the characters A novel Child Support that deserves 777 the Lost Blood to be better known

Summary Î PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¹ Roger Zelazny

Angelo di Negri a Mafia assassin has been revived from suspended animation a few centuries i. A Mafia hit man gains immortality through freezing his body cloning He then guides the human race toward a peaceful existence When trouble strikes he is forced to confront pieces of himself that he thought were no longer needed face down the enemyVery well done uniuely Zelazny An interesting SF plot is turned to excellent through his masterful writing style The Sunday Potluck Club (The Sunday Potluck Club, through freezing his body cloning He The Mission Primer then guides Decorum toward a peaceful existence When Zen Doodle Unleashed trouble strikes he is forced Thick to confront pieces of himself DIGIGRA sexy gravure vol395 yua kuramochi that he Folk Shawls thought were no longer needed face down Why Knock Rock? the enemyVery well done uniuely Zelazny An interesting SF plot is Fiction Writers Workshop turned Witch, Please (Not Your Basic Witch to excellent Fabricate through his masterful writing style

  • Paperback
  • 174
  • Today We Choose Faces
  • Roger Zelazny
  • English
  • 10 February 2018
  • 9780451054357