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Weapon Shops of Isher

by A. E. van Vogt

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Time travel -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    Involved in a peculiar paradox of time, McAllister a 20th century reporter finds himself 7000 years in the future when the Isher empire is dominated by the empress Innelda, a mere pawn in the economics of her own civilization. McAllisters arrival sets off a chain of events which destine him for a complex fate.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby A. E. van Vogt.
    GenreScience Fiction.
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination231 p.
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19949267M
    OCLC/WorldCa2952053

      A. E. van Vogt’s The Weapon Shops of Isher is one odd little science fiction novel. Part of its oddity undoubtedly stems from the fact that the author created the novel by combining three previously published short stories, a common practice in (when the novel was published in book form) and one to which van Vogt was particularly addicted. The Weapon Shops of Isher. A. E. Van Vogt. Pocket Books, - Fiction - pages. 5 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a 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. Contents. Section /5(5).

    THE WEAPON SHOPS OF ISHER. New York: Greenberg: Publisher, []. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Adhesive label with signed inscription by van Vogt affixed to the front free endpaper. In the far future the empire of Isher, a decadent dictatorship rules the universe. Sequel is THE WEAPON MAKERS ().Book Edition: First Edition. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Weapon Shops of Isher by Vogt, A. E. van Paperback Book The Fast Free at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Vintage The Weapon Shops of Isher A.E. Van Vogt Paperback Book at the best online prices at Seller Rating: % positive. The Weapon Shops of Isher () [SF] by A. E. van Vogt also appeared as: Translation: Die Waffenläden von Ischer [German] () L'impero di Isher () by Roberta Rambelli and A. E. van Vogt [only as by A. E. van Vogt] Isher contro Isher () by Roberta Rambelli and A. E. van Vogt [only as by A. E. van Vogt] Le armi di Works: The Weapon Makers, The Weapon Shops of Isher.


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A.E. van Vogt's "The Weapon Shops of Isher" is a book he formed from three of his s era short stories. So, you have to keep several things in mind about it.

First, since its source stories were initially published in the magazines of the time, the prose tends to 4/5. A.E.

van Vogt's "The Weapon Shops of Isher" is a book he formed from three of his s era short stories. So, you have to keep several things in mind about it. First, since its source stories were initially published in the magazines of the time, the prose tends to /5().

A.E. van Vogt's "The Weapon Shops of Isher" is a book he formed from three of his s era short stories. So, you have to keep several things in mind about it. First, since its source stories were initially published in the magazines of the time, the prose tends to Cited by: 2.

The Weapon Shops, like many of his stories, was actually written and published as several stories before being collected and somewhat edited into book form. In this case, the major portions were published as "The Seesaw" (Astounding, July ), "The Weapon Shop" (Astounding, Dec ), and "The Weapon Shops of Isher (Thrilling Wonder Stories Cited by: 2.

This book, by A.E. van Vogt, takes place around A.D. For a very long time, the Empire of Man (consisting of Earth and colonized planets) has been ruled by the hereditary House of Isher, and is now ruled by the young Empress Innelda Isher. The first novel here, The Weapon Shops of Isher, is incredible.

It contains everything that makes Van Vogt's writing as memorable and powerful as it is. If you're going to read only one thing by this largely dated and sort-of forgotten writer, read this, because it is his single best novel.

if you can get into the Van Vogt vibe, you'll be /5. THE WEAPON SHOPS OF ISHER has been first published as a novel in Click here to see the rest of this review In a distant future, a secret organization, in order to counterbalance the power of the government is selling special arms to the population.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Van Vogt, A.E. (Alfred Elton), Weapon shops of Isher. New York: Pocket Books,© (OCoLC)   Read "The Weapon Shops of Isher" by A. van Vogt available from Rakuten Kobo. With the publication, in the July issue of Astounding Science Fiction magazine, of the story Seesaw, van Vogt began /5(15).

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For a child of the fifties, the motto of the weapon shops, THE RIGHT TO BUY WEAPONS IS THE RIGHT TO BE FREE, resonated. van Vogt's The Weapon Shops of Isher is a book he/ A.E. van Vogt's "The Weapon Shops of Isher" is a book he formed from three of his s era short stories.

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With the publication, in the July issue of Astounding Science Fiction magazine, of the story Seesaw, van Vogt began unfolding the complex tale of the oppressive Empire of Isher and the mysterious Weapon Shops. This volume, The Weapon Shops of Isher, includes the first three parts of the saga and introduces perhaps the most famous political /5(93).

The Weapon Makers, which comes second in this book but was written years earlier than The Weapon Shops of Isher, is much less pedantic, as if Vogt needed several years to think about what he wanted to teach us.

That lack of pedantry is a relief, but the earlier work is less developed in other ways too -- it lacks some o5/5(1). ‎With the publication, in the July issue of Astounding Science Fiction magazine, of the story Seesaw, van Vogt began unfolding the complex tale of the oppressive Empire of Isher and the mysterious Weapon Shops.

This volume, The Weapon Shops of Isher, includes the first three parts of the saga an /5(23). The Weapon Shops of Isher by A. van Vogt; 15 editions; First published in   "In the year tremendous knowledge has enabled Empress Innelda of Isher to rule the entire universe. Only one institution obstructs her total control - the Weapon Shops.

The Shops arm and defend the free people against their willful ruler, but her scientists have devised formidable weaponry to answer the threat to her :. The Weapon Shops of Isher is a science fiction novel by A.

E. van Vogt, first published in The novel is a fix-up created from three previously published short stories about the Weapon Shops and Isher civilization: "The Seesaw" (Analog Science Fiction and Fact, July ).The Weapon Shops of Isher Mass Market Paperback – Jan.

1 by A.E. Van Vogt (Author) out of 5 stars 94 ratings. Book 1 of 2 in the Empire of Isher Series. See all 11 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from /5(93).The Weapon Shops of Isher, first published in book form as a hardcover inis a fix-up of three stories from the s, "Seesaw" and "The Weapon Shop," which appeared in Astounding, and "The Weapon Shops of Isher," which saw light in Thrilling Wonder Stories.

(Back in late I read the version of "The Weapon Shop" which was reprinted in M33 In Andromeda in ).