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''Stand on Zanzibar'' is a HugoAward-winning dystopian novel by Creator/JohnBrunner, often considered one of the best works to come out of the NewWaveScienceFiction movement of the 1960s.

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''Stand on Zanzibar'' is a HugoAward-winning UsefulNotes/HugoAward-winning dystopian novel by Creator/JohnBrunner, often considered one of the best works to come out of the NewWaveScienceFiction movement of the 1960s.


* '''The Happening World''', which gives brief updates on the status of the many, many, characters. Strangely prescient of {{Twitter}}. Also may contain random snippets of exposition thrown in, well, randomly.


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* '''The Happening World''', which gives brief updates on the status of the many, many, characters. Strangely prescient of {{Twitter}}.Website/{{Twitter}}. Also may contain random snippets of exposition thrown in, well, randomly.



* TheProfessor: Chad Mulligan



* TheStoner: Bennie Noakes and company.



* TheProfessor: Chad Mulligan
* TheStoner: Bennie Noakes and company.


* LifeImitatesArt: Besides the more general examples noted in the intro, Brunner's vision of 2010 describes it as the year the world population reaches 7 billion. [[http://www.economist.com/node/21533364 He was off by only one year]].
** One of his fictional African leaders is named "[[UsefulNotes/BarackObama Obomo]]".


* ShoutOut: The override to make Shalmaneser accept invalid data is to say [[TheHuntingOfTheSnark "I say it three times, it must be true"]].

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* ShoutOut: The override to make Shalmaneser accept invalid data is to say [[TheHuntingOfTheSnark [[Literature/TheHuntingOfTheSnark "I say it three times, it must be true"]].


** One of his fictional African leaders is named "[[BarackObama Obomo]]".

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** One of his fictional African leaders is named "[[BarackObama "[[UsefulNotes/BarackObama Obomo]]".


** [[DarthWiki/RedesigningEva This announcement has been brought to you by the Prometheus Corporation, building a better world through the fire.]]

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-->''When we say "general" at GT we mean GENERAL. We offer the career of a lifetime to anyone interested in astronautics, biology, chemistry, dynamics, eugenics, ferromagnetism, geology, hydraulics, industrial administration, jet propulsion, kinetics, law, metallurgy, nucleonics, optics, patent rights, quarkology, robotics, synthesis, telecommunications, ultrasonics, vacuum technology, work, x-rays, ylem, zoology ...\\
No, we didn't miss out your speciality. We just didn't have room for it in this ad.''


* DecadeThemedParty: [[ExaggeratedTrope In an exaggerated form]]. The confusion about whether 2000 C.E. counted as Twentieth Century or Twenty-First was referenced, one of the few predictions the book got right.

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* DecadeThemedParty: [[ExaggeratedTrope In an exaggerated form]].form]], there's a "Twentieth Century Party". The confusion about whether 2000 C.E. counted as Twentieth Century or Twenty-First was referenced, one of the few predictions the book got right.


* DecadeThemedParty: [[ExaggeratedTrope In an exaggerated form]]. The confusion about whether 2000 C.E. counted as Twentieth Century or Twenty-First was referenced, one of the few predictions the book got right.



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* MyBelovedSmother: Sasha Peterson and her son Philip. Their first chapter is even called "Smotherlove". [[spoiler: It doesn't end well.]]


''Stand on Zanzibar'' is a HugoAward-winning dystopian novel by Creator/JohnBrunner.

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''Stand on Zanzibar'' is a HugoAward-winning dystopian novel by Creator/JohnBrunner.
Creator/JohnBrunner, often considered one of the best works to come out of the NewWaveScienceFiction movement of the 1960s.


''Stand on Zanzibar'' is a Hugo Award-winning dystopian novel by Creator/JohnBrunner.

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''Stand on Zanzibar'' is a Hugo Award-winning HugoAward-winning dystopian novel by Creator/JohnBrunner.


''Stand on Zanzibar'' is a Hugo Award-winning dystopian novel by JohnBrunner.

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''Stand on Zanzibar'' is a Hugo Award-winning dystopian novel by JohnBrunner.Creator/JohnBrunner.


* SpyFromWeightsAndMeasures: Donald is employed by the US government, and our introduction to him is "Donald Hogan is a spy", but he really just sits around absorbing information while collecting a paycheck. At least until he's eptified...

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