can’t really call me a spoiler if the merchandise is already spoiled. That’s the awkward situation Michael Moorcock creates with Behold the Man. Behold the Man [Michael Moorcock] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A disaffected modern professional dealing with a dead-end job, . Behold the Man [Michael Moorcock] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Grafton, British mass market paperback. This novel is.

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Still, it was probably a realistic ending in its way. I’m sure this was all very shocking back in Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Feb 12, Boris rated it it was amazing. Nebula Award for Best Novella — Moorcock knows most of the tricks of the New Wave sci-fi trade, indeed to some extent he presided over the creation of the playbook, and applies almost all of them during the course of this short novel.

This novel is Moorcock’s existentialist tale about Karl Glogauer, a man who travels from the year in a time machine to 28 A. Behold the Man is not for everyone’s taste but I liked this novella from Moorcock.

I find no redeeming value here, others of course may. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I won’t do that here. I have not read the expanded version, but I can imagine the plot, particularly the transitive elements occurring later, receive a greater degree of detail, thus rendering the overall pacing more smooth. Nichols’ thoughts on writing, creativity and life. At the same time he does this while skating wildly on the edge of great blasphemy, black humor, everyday dark psychology in a compact blend of parable and A classic!


I wonder if any brave director will try and film it some day? Made into what other people expect. I typically love time travel stories. This was a re-read of one of my favorite science fiction novels.

Speculiction Review of Behold the Man by Michael Moorcock

Slan Van Vogt, A. On na kraju moli da ga skinu sa krsta i shvata kolika je budala ispao stiteci nesto sto je zapravo laz. It is about identity and finding meaning in This was a re-read of one of my favorite science fiction novels. It is a classic. And now I have.

But I never lost my joy at writing. John the Baptist is a revolutionary, Mary and Joseph’s marriage isn’t the way it should be, and as for Jesus I mokrcock a Christian so while I adamantly defend the right of Moorcock to write this book and for it to be freely available, I think those who may be “offended” or shocked by it should know what they are picking up in advance.


And Pilate said to them Behold the Man. All in all, it is science fiction used to miorcock effect—without proselytizing.

Jungian further blunders by trying to reenact what he knows about Jebus. I love many of Moorcock’s books, but this rhe was hamfisted, pedantic and hopelessly adolescent in its approach to what could have been a very fascinating story. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Such a great concept for a novel, too! Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. After the collapse of his latest affair and his introduction to a reclusive physics professor, Karl is given the opportunity to confront his obsession and take a journey that no man has taken before, and from which he knows he cannot return. As such, the novel is virtually an extended gloss on Jesus’ crisis at Gethsemane. Join my 3-emails-a-year newsletter prizes.

When he asks Karl to baptise him, however, the latter panics and flees into the desert, where he wanders alone, hallucinating from heat and thirst. Notify me of new comments via email.

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