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No more than human

Maura Laverty

No more than human

by Maura Laverty

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Published by Longmans, Green. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Maura Laverty.
The Physical Object
Pagination231p. ;
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17458352M

They discover that, under Miss Kew, Gerry wasn't able to live as his true self. He was merely human, not more than it, not the gestalt. He felt she was killing what he really was. So, with all his hate, he killed her to regain his nature. We admit—Part 2 of the novel, the therapy session, is pretty confusing. “More Than Human” is about some most unlikely misfits who together form the next step in human evolution. Like anything worthy of being a classic, it is so much more than just that. It is more in the way the story unfolds and what it has to say about all of us. It’s more in its determination to express such goofy, yet essential, idealism/5().

Ty finds more than he expects when a human, thought to be extinct, turns up in the trap. What is even more confusing is his bear's reaction to the female. When word escapes about his discovery, Ty must fight to protect the unusual woman who is more than an oddity - . Complete summary of Shūji Tsushima's No Longer Human. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of No Longer Human. You'll also get access to more than .

Some of the author's prognostications, with their Nietzschean overtones of people being "more than human," may frighten readers, but Naam is persuasive that many of these advances are going to happen no matter what, and that despite the potential for abuses, they offer hope for our well-being and the survival of the species. Kirkus Reviews. More than Human is Sturgeon’s most enduring novel. It was lauded upon its publication for the literary quality of its writing and awarded the International Fantasy Award.


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No more Than Human is Maura Laverty’s sequel to Never no More, which was the wonderfully engaging story of Delia Scully growing up in rural Ireland, living with her adored grandmother. At the conclusion of the previous novel, Delia was on the brink of great change, seventeen and going out into the world alone/5.

No More Than Human. out of 5 stars 4 ratings. Book 2 of 2 in the Delia Scully Series. See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Hardcover from $ /5(4). No More Than Human Paperback – January 1, by Maura Laverty (Author)Cited by: 1.

Ramez is the winner of the H.G. Wells Award for his non-fiction book More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement. Ramez Naam was born in Cairo, Egypt, and came to the US at the age of /5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Laverty, Maura, No more than human. London, New York [etc.] Longmans, Green and Co., (OCoLC) Winner of the International Fantasy Award and considered Theodore Sturgeon’s masterpiece, More Than Human is a genre-bending wonder that explores themes of responsibility and morality, individuality, and belonging.

Moving and suspenseful, lyrical and provocative, the novel was one of the first to elevate science fiction into the realm of literature, and inspired Cited by: “More Than Human” is about some most unlikely misfits who together form the next step in human evolution.

Like anything worthy of being a classic, it is so much more than just that. It is more in the way the story unfolds and what it has to say about all of us/5(). More Than Human is the first book I've ever read by him.

At first it was surprising and startling and odd, but his style and pace are easy enough to learn and then it became a book that couldn't be put down. Sturgeon writes like a poet, thinks like 4/5. More Than Human is a science fiction novel by American writer Theodore Sturgeon. It is a revision and expansion of his previously published novella Baby is Three, which is bracketed by two additional parts written for the novel ("The Fabulous Idiot" and "Morality").Author: Theodore Sturgeon.

No Longer Human (人間失格, Ningen Shikkaku) is a Japanese novel by Osamu is considered Dazai's masterpiece and ranks as the second-best selling novel in Japan, behind Natsume Sōseki's Kokoro. The literal translation of the title, discussed by Donald Keene in his preface to the English translation, is "Disqualified From Being Human".Author: Osamu Dazai.

More Than Human. It may or may not come as a surprise to learn that the band's bassist, Phil Lesh, compared the Grateful Dead to the transcendent super-entity 'gestalt' from Theodore Sturgeon's novel, More Than Human. More Than Human Summary. We know this book can be confusing and fragmentary, so that's why we're giving you the gist right here, right now.

The section concludes by saying Janie has no more fun that day. Part 1, Section Four days later, Janie is thinking about her secret place, a hidden patch of ground in a nearby copse. Just as did Flach’s highly acclaimed previous books, Equus and Dogs, More than Human will amaze and inspire, in a constant affirmation of the animal, whether it be rare or common, powerful or defenseless, odd or majestic.

The book showcases a menagerie of creatures—pandas, tigers, bats, lions, orangutans, cobras, bullfrogs, chimpanzees /5(97).

Another negative aspect of the book is that it is extremely expository. Both parts two and three are nearly narrations by one character talking to another, explaining events that occurred. This is much more unsatisfying than seeing at least some of the events unfold.

Part two, in particular, is troublesome. Book Description. This ground-breaking book critically extends the psychological project, seeking to investigate the relations between human and more-than-human worlds against the backdrop of the Anthropocene by emphasising the significance of encounter, interaction and relationships.

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Theodore Sturgeon was born in Staten Island, New York in He lived in New York City, upstate New York, and Los Angeles. In addition to More Than Human, winner of the International Fantasy Award, he is the author of Venus Plus X; To Marry Medusa; The Dreaming Jewels; and numerous other books and won the Hugo and Nebula Awards for his /5(16).

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More Than Human has a feel about it similar to other stories I've read from the era where science fiction was fascinated by psychology and psychiatry. While these stories are never soulless, the breakthroughs in struggles with inner demons described here end up feeling too scientific, stark, and antiseptic for me.

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