By the end I needed rest to recover from the overly dry parts. Look inside the lunchbox and you’ll find a new myth of man in the technological age, one popularized in countless books and films since. My one phrase run-down: I don’t want to get married because I think marriage is meaningless. But, being 5 years old, my reading skills were limited. Published December by Warner Paperback Library first published There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Retrieved from ” https: The main character is a complete and utter tosspot who despite being engaged and about to be married at the start of the book This has aged rather badly when it comes to the treatment of women.

Which is a shame. Today’s cell phone would have absolutely outclassed him and made a lot of his struggles in the book completely unnecessary. Notify me of new comments via email.

If I can find the other books, I’d be curious enough to read them and see more of the agent adventures of Caidun Austin. Winn rated it really liked it.

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The premise is interesting. Austin was made to be less unemotional in the television series.

martin caidin cyborg

It is of course to make him a super soldier. Books by Martin Caidin. A deadly, unstoppable weapon.


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Retrieved from ” https: Caidin’s book was written czidin the first of a series, and during the next few years, he wrote three more books that were, for the most part, independent of the continuity of the television series upon which additional novels were written by other authors:. For the television series, Austin’s career was changed to match that marton the books, and he was given the rank of colonel in the US Air Force.

Only nine episodes of the remake were produced. However, Caidin’s writing style is the dry detached prose beloved of hard SF writers of the sixties.

martin caidin cyborg

Sep 18, Norman Felchle rated it liked it. He came out of it more perfect than human. Like many, many other reviewers, I read this book because of its relationship to the campy 70s tv show, of which I have nartin childhood memories.

As a book, the story borders on not being readable. Waiting for John McClane in ? My copy was full of grammatical, spelling marfin printing errors.

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Alas, the excitement at the discovery of thi My one phrase run-down: Madhuri Dixit’s emerald necklace is the one investment you martih to make this festive season! Cyborg was the basis for the television movie The Six-Million Dollar Man, which became a popular series of the same name and had an equally popular spin-off, The Bionic Woman. I recognized some of the characters, and the basic premise of the series, but the story was dated, and the women characters were the stereotypical imaginings of a chauvinist male Nov xyborg, Adam Gott rated it liked it.


That’s about where the similarity ends. Email required Address never made public.

martin caidin cyborg

Rudy Wells concerning bionics magtin the replacement of human body parts with mechanical prosthetics that in the context of this novel are more powerful than the original limbs. It has no way of s It was Ok. Parts of this book are real page turners. But many of the early elements from the TV movie were there.

Cybory tried to read it back in but couldn’t finish it and I lost that copy of the book. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.