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Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 Brain Child
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'David Chance, the unknowing offspring of a long-forgotten experiment that produced genetically engineered child geniuses, learns terrible secrets about his own conception and discovers the horrifying course that human history is taking.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Dedication: Dedication: For The Nova Mob (Melbourne Chapter)
  • Epigraph: 'A character, to be acceptable as more than a chess piece, has to be ignorant of the future, unsure about the past, and not at all sure of what he's supposed to be doing.'
    Anthony Burgess (Times Literary Supplement, reviewing Lucy Maddox's Nabokov's Novels in English)
  • Epigraph: He may be all of those things and yet remain a chess piece - a pawn - tactically useful but, in a pinch, expendable.
    G.T.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      M. S. Mill and William Morrow ,
      1991 .
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      Extent: 407p.
      Edition info: 1st edition.
      Reprinted: 1993
      ISBN: 0688105955
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Avon Books ,
      1992 .
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      Extent: 411p.
      ISBN: 0380718049 (pbk.)
Alternative title: Das Menschenprojekt : Roman
Language: German

Works about this Work

Judith Buckrich in Conversation with George Turner Judith Raphael Buckrich (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Eidolon : The Journal of Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy , Summer no. 16 1995; (p. 43-55) SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , no. 76 2000; (p. 114-119)
George Turner discusses his literary themes and writing methods.
Window on the Genetic Nursery Terry Dowling , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 12-13 September 1992; (p. rev 6)

— Review of Brain Child George Turner , 1991 single work novel
Untitled Stephen Higgins , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 10 1992; (p. 77-78)

— Review of Brain Child George Turner , 1991 single work novel
Untitled Gerald Jones , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 2 June 1991; (p. 38)

— Review of Brain Child George Turner , 1991 single work novel
Untitled Richard Grant , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Washington Post Book World , May 1991; (p. 6)

— Review of Brain Child George Turner , 1991 single work novel
Untitled Richard Grant , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Washington Post Book World , May 1991; (p. 6)

— Review of Brain Child George Turner , 1991 single work novel
Untitled Gerald Jones , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 2 June 1991; (p. 38)

— Review of Brain Child George Turner , 1991 single work novel
Untitled Stephen Higgins , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 10 1992; (p. 77-78)

— Review of Brain Child George Turner , 1991 single work novel
Window on the Genetic Nursery Terry Dowling , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 12-13 September 1992; (p. rev 6)

— Review of Brain Child George Turner , 1991 single work novel
Judith Buckrich in Conversation with George Turner Judith Raphael Buckrich (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Eidolon : The Journal of Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy , Summer no. 16 1995; (p. 43-55) SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , no. 76 2000; (p. 114-119)
George Turner discusses his literary themes and writing methods.
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