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    Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Damon Knight Damon Knight ¼ 9 review PDF FREE [The People Maker] Knight doesn't bother to hang a lampshade on the preposterousness of an infinitely capable duplication device but wisely uses the no

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    Download The People Maker Damon Knight ¼ 9 review Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Damon Knight An interesting premise it causes the total disintegration of society Fun old school SF

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    PDF FREE [The People Maker] A plain old fun sci fi what iffer The plot is serviceable but beside the point The point is Knight makes some interesting points about scarcity labor and economics anticipating technologies such as nanomatter and maker cultureDated af but it does retain a certain period charm Worth tracking down a copy I believe

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    Download The People Maker Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Damon Knight Damon Knight ¼ 9 review I started rereading this I read it when I was still young and I want to see if it stands up The writing is definitely dated For example many characters smoke cigarettesDone It's not very sophisticated but the basis is interesting The development of a matter duplicator that can duplicate itself leads to a society of masters and slaves Scientific discovery stalls Duplication of slaves leads to a population imb

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    Download The People Maker PDF FREE [The People Maker] Damon Knight ¼ 9 review Since January I have read a novel a month by one of the winners of the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award gi

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    Damon Knight ¼ 9 review Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Damon Knight Download The People Maker Almost all science fiction novels are built explicitly or implicitly around the uestion “What if” What if we could fly to the Moon? What if there are other people out there? What if we could go back in time? Damon Knight one of the most inventive authors of the second half of the 20th century starts this one with “What if you could have any physical item you wanted just by flipping a switch?” Imagine receiving a box in the mail cont

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    PDF FREE [The People Maker] Damon Knight ¼ 9 review Download The People Maker This was an intensely irritating book for me It starts with the invention of the 'gismo' a device that can duplicate anything placed on it with

  10. says: Download The People Maker PDF FREE [The People Maker] Damon Knight ¼ 9 review

    Download The People Maker Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Damon Knight Damon Knight ¼ 9 review Knight works best when exploring social impacts of technology This is clearly one of his earlier works before he really had a grasp o

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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 159
  • The People Maker
  • Damon Knight
  • English
  • 01 May 2020
  • null

Download The People Maker

Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Damon Knight Free download ¹ The People Maker Damon Knight ¼ 9 review Also published as A for AnythingIn a near future USA an obscure inventor creates the. An interesting premise it causes the total disintegration of society Fun old school SF

Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Damon Knight

The People Maker

Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Damon Knight Free download ¹ The People Maker Damon Knight ¼ 9 review Gizmo a device which can duplicate anything including itself The social and economic. One of Knight s most critically interesting novels

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Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Damon Knight Free download ¹ The People Maker Damon Knight ¼ 9 review Implications of this machine are explored in a brilliant and terrifying extrapolation. This was an intensely irritating book for me It starts with the invention of the gismo a device that can duplicate anything placed on it with no expenditure of energy From this it would seem that a Paradise for mankind should arise but within two or three chapters we see that the book decides to take a very different line with this idea With material possessions now no longer an issue there still needs to be some way of differentiating grades of people so slavery returnsThis came completely out of left field for me but after thinking about it it sort of makes a kind of sense If all that is left of value is labour then who controls it controls the society I think this is a very American attitude well a certain sort of extreme right wing American a European book with a similar premise would probably have gone along very different linesThe majority of the book is set about 70 years after the invention of the gismo when the new slave society is established as we follow a young freeman sent off by his family to spend a year as an officer in the army of the local baron in an almost Gormenghastian mountain castleestateThere were some interesting ideas especially later in the book following a slave revolt but I just couldn t get past the opening premise and failed to really enjoy this book Particularly the rather bleak ending