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This Immortal (1966) [Novel]
by Roger Zelazny Rating: Weighted - 7.7 / Average - 7.7 of 10 (13 votes) (Rate!)
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Conrad Nomikos, old Earth's Commissioner of Arts, Monuments and Archives, has been assigned to escort an arrogant Vegan diplomat, Cort Myshtigo, on a tour of the remains of the nuclear-war-ruined Earth...which the Shtigo family now owns. Though the Sprung-Samser treatments have significantly extended lifespan for some humans, it seems unlikely that the thirtyish Nomikos, mutantly grotesque though he may be, could be the legendary Konstantin Karaghiosis, radical troublemaker of a former century. The Returnists believe he is, though, and desperately seek his leadership. They also want Myshtigo dead. And on a Hot planet filled with mutant menaces, there is more than one way to skin a blue-skinned alien...

Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionBleak FuturesNuclear Holocaust/Post-Apocalypse
FictionScience FictionAlien Beings


  • If in need of accuracy, avoid the particular edition shown: it's full of typos, even misspelling the hero's name on the back cover! (Cover art by Rowena.)

Edition #1: This Immortal

This Immortal (1966)
Awards: Hugo: Novel (1966)
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Language: English

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This Immortal (January 25, 2008)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: iBooks
ISBN: 9781596870741
Dimensions: 5.3 x 8.2 x 0.5
Pages: 176

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This Immortal (2000)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London, UK
Publisher: Gollancz
ISBN: 057507115X
Dimensions: 5.4 x 8.6 x 0.6 in
Pages: 174

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