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Eyes of Heisenberg, the (1966) [Novel]
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The Eyes of Heisenberg is a glimpse into a horrifying future - a future where genetic science rules supreme. All embryos are tampered with, their genes examined and, where necessary, cut. This is also a future where man's ultimate goal has been achieved - immortality. For by interfering with the genes in this way, human beings had been produced whose tissues were at an optimum, and who could technically live forever.

These immortals, the Optimen, rule mankind, and from their Central Headquarters monitor every subversive action against them, destroying it immediately. For, despite their optimum bodies, these 'humans' do have enemies - it could be the Cyborgs, long considered destroyed, it could be the Parents Underground, striking back for family and natural birth, or it could be - death itself.

Original title: The Eyes of Heisenberg
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionSpecies EvolutionBioengineering
FictionScience FictionBleak FuturesScience Gone Wrong

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Eyes of Heisenberg, the (1966)
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Language: English

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Eyes of Heisenberg, the (September 2002)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 0765342529
Dimensions: 4.2 x 6.5 x 0.5 in
Pages: 185

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Eyes of Heisenberg, the (March 1976)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: New English Library
ISBN: 0450026582
Pages: 174

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