The Weapon Shops of Isher

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Pocket Books, 1977 - Fiction - 191 pages
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User Review  - ikeman100 - LibraryThing

This is one of Van Vogt's better books. I enjoyed this one. Amazing imagination. It has story structure flaws but I didn't let it ruin the experience. I will read the second book in the series, "The Weapon Makers". Read full review

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User Review  - Lyndatrue - LibraryThing

If you don't already have strong libertarian leanings, this may not be the book for you. While my own politics are all over the place, reading this (in my very distant youth) was a revelation. It's my ... Read full review


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A. E. Van Vogt, one of the most influential figures from the golden age of science fiction, was born on April 26, 1912 in Manitoba, Canada. During the Depression, he worked as a farm hand, truck driver, and statistical clerk. During World War II, Van Vogt worked briefly for the Department of National Defense. In the 1950s, Van Vogt became involved with L. Ron Hubbard's Dianetics program. Van Vogt wrote numerous science fiction short stories and novels. His notable novels include Slan, The Weapons Makers and The House That Stood Still.

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