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World of Null-A

by A. E. van Vogt

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Published by Berkley Publishing Corp. in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover art by Vincent Di Fate.

Statementby A. E. van Vogt; revised by and with new introduction by the author.
GenreScience Fiction.
SeriesNull-A (1)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination190 p.
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7501451M
ISBN 100425054543
ISBN 109780425054543
OCLC/WorldCa8472000

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The World of Null-a is a fascinating and strange book. The style is somewhat matter of fact, very much in line with its many contemporary pulp bretheren. The main character, Gosseyn, doesn't really drive the story so much as the story just happens to him/5.

I suppose "The World of Null-A" is an interesting example of what the so-called "pulp Sci-Fi" of the fifties was like. If you want a taste of that, then this book will do just fine. If you want a satisfying read with an interesting story, then I recommend Arthur C.

Clarke or Alfred Bester. Bottom line: "The World of Null-A" gets a C in my opinion.4/5(81). A.E. van Vogt's "The World of Null-A" has been controversial since it was first published in Astounding Science Fiction in the s.

World of Null-A book has always been popular; it was one of the first sci-fi novels to go from magazine serialization to be published in book form, and has remained in print for more than 60 by: 5.

He wrote more than 35 novels during his lifetime including Slan, The Weapon Shops of Isher, The World of Null-A, The Pawns of Null-A, The Weapons Makers, The Violent Man, The Silkie, The Battle of Forever, and The House That Stood Still. He died on Janu at the age of /5(6).

The World Of Null-A () About book: This a novel from the 'golden age' of SF, when galaxies could be crossed in a matter of days in fully electric rocket ships and no one thought to explain how. Such innocence!Gilbert Gosseyn arrives in the City of the Machine in the year planning to take part in The Games in order to have a crack at going to live on Venus.

The classic novel of non-Aristotelian logic and the coming race of supermenGrandmaster A. van Vogt was one of the giants of the s, the Golden Age of classic SF.

Of his masterpieces, The World of Null-A is his most famous and most influential. It was the first major trade SF hardcover ever, inand has been in print in.

‎ The classic novel of non-Aristotelian logic and the coming race of supermen Grandmaster A. van Vogt was one of the giants of the s, the Golden Age of classic SF.

Of his masterpieces, The World of Null-A is his most famous and most influential. It was the first major trade S /5(25). The World of Null-A stands out as one of the best known and most controversial novels of the so-called Golden Age of science fiction.

Due to its prominence, when it was first published in book form back inas the first significant trade hardcover sci-fi release, the book found a large crossover audience, and was probably the first work of.

THE WORLD OF NULL-A. Common sense, do what it will, cannot avoid being surprised occasionally. The object of science is to spare it this emotion and, create mental habits which shall be in such close accord with the habits of the world as to. The World of Null-A () is the first SF novel in the Null-A series.

The Earth has been gradually influenced by the principles of General Semantics over several centuries under the direction of the Semantic Institute and the Games by: 5. In"The World of Null-A" was the first pulp SF novel to achieve the dignity of book publication and, if the blurb on the back of this edition is to be believed, it hasn't been out of print since.

I gather that years later Van Vogt wrote a third Null-A book /5(59). Framework of The World of Null-A. All of the brightest Math & Science Kid’s should be given this book (Null-A), Science and Sanity, and all the paperback books in the Earth Chronicles, starting with The Twelfth Planet.

The Kingdom of the Future is the Kingdom of the Mind. Teach your Children well. Note: This book is a direct sequel to The World of Null-A and this review will spoil elements of that first novel.

Like, immediately after this paragraph. With the death of the mighty Thorson, the plans of the Greatest Empire for Venus and Earth have been thwarted/5.

Get this from a library. The world of Null-A. [A E Van Vogt] -- Presents the science fiction classic set in the yearwhere the Games Machine--twenty-five thousand electronic brains--sets the course of people's lives. The entire careers of Philip K.

Dick, Keith Laumer, Alfred Bester, Charles Harness, and Philip Jose Farmer were created or influenced by The World of Null-A, and so it is required reading for anyone who wishes to know the canon of SF classics. It is the year and Earth has become a world of non-Aristotelianism, or Null-A/5.

Title: The World of Null-A You are not logged in. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed. Search the database Note: Serialized infirst book publication in as The World of.

The World of Null-A was followed by the sequel, The Pawns of Null-A (also known as The Players of Null-A) (), and much later by a follow-up, Null-A Three (). In John C. Wright wrote a new chapter to the story of Gilbert Gosseyn, Null-A.

The entire careers of Philip K. Dick, Keith Laumer, Alfred Bester, Charles Harness, and Philip Jose Farmer were created or influenced by The World of Null-A, and so it is required reading for anyone who wishes to know the canon of SF classics.

It is the year and Earth has become a world of non-Aristotelianism, or Null-A/5(9). The entire careers of Philip K. Dick, Keith Laumer, Alfred Bester, Charles Harness, and Philip Jose Farmer were created or influenced by The World of Null-A, and so it is required reading for anyone who wishes to know the canon of SF classics.

It is the year and Earth has become a world of non-Aristotelianism, or :   The entire careers of Philip K. Dick, Keith Laumer, Alfred Bester, Charles Harness, and Philip Jose Farmer were created or influenced by The World of Null-A, and so it is required reading for anyone who wishes to know the canon of SF classics.

It is the year and Earth has become a world of non-Aristotelianism, or by: 5. The World of Null-A - Ebook written by A. E. van Vogt. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The World of Null-A/5(14).

: The World of Null - A: NEAR FINE; virtually flawless burgundy leather book with gold trim on 3 sides and an orange silk ribbon book marker; bookplate blank and laid in loose plus a single sheet "COLLECTOR'S NOTES" also laid in loose; a wonderful copy of this science fiction classic; Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.The original serial version of this novel is different than anything that appeared in book form.

It was thoroughly rewritten in for its first book appearance, then slightly revised again in For those who are interested, I have written a comprehensive study entitled The Three Worlds of Null-A which details the differences between these three versions.