NECROMANCER by  Dickson

NECROMANCER

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Paul Formain loses his arm in a mining accident, attempts several abortive regrafting , and goes finally and desperately to the Chantry Guild for help. The Guild's leader guarantees Paul another arm if he will, in return, devote his life to the organization's tenets opposition to the idea of technological civilization, belief in the ""positive principle of destruction"", the application of any and all means to ""drive this sick world into complete insanity and collapse"". In the process, Paul is killed off, brought back to life by a gets catapulted to Mercury, and engages in on man's essence, identity and proper function. Confusing, .

Pub Date: May 2nd, 1962
Publisher: Doubleday