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Berserker

(1967)
(The first book in the Berserker series)
A novel by

 
 
Publisher's Weekly
Saberhagen has given SF one of its most powerful images of future war in his Berserker series. Created for a long-forgotten conflict, the berserkers are implacable, inimical killing machines that have been programmed to rebuild and redesign themselves. Their computer cunning and mechanical evolution present ever-greater challenges to humanity's scattered colonies. In this latest novel, Saberhagen draws on such epics of vengeance as The Searchers and Moby Dick. The loss of his family and of his left leg drive Niles Domingo to pursue the immense berserker known as Old Blue or Leviathan. Although he succeeds, his fanaticism transforms him into an inhuman acolyte of the godlike machine, a role that comes to define Domingo's purpose and existence. One of the best entries in the series.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Used availability for Fred Saberhagen's Berserker

Hardback Editions

June 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Berserker
Author(s): Fred Saberhagen
ISBN: 0-7862-5485-8 / 978-0-7862-5485-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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Paperback Editions

September 1986 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Berserker (Berserker, Bk. 1)
Author(s): Fred Saberhagen
ISBN: 0-441-05495-1 / 978-0-441-05495-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
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1970 : UK Paperback
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Title: Berserker
Author(s): Fred Saberhagen
ISBN: 0-14-002694-0 / 978-0-14-002694-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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April 1985 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Berserker
Author(s): Fred Saberhagen
ISBN: 0-441-05490-0 / 978-0-441-05490-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
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September 1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Berserker
Author(s): Fred Saberhagen
ISBN: 0-441-05463-3 / 978-0-441-05463-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
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November 1983 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Berserker
Author(s): Fred Saberhagen
ISBN: 0-441-05469-2 / 978-0-441-05469-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
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March 1979 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Berserker
Author(s): Fred Saberhagen
ISBN: 0-441-05480-3 / 978-0-441-05480-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
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1978 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Berserker
Author(s): Fred Saberhagen
ISBN: 0-441-05423-4 / 978-0-441-05423-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
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January 1967 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Berserker
Author(s): Fred Saberhagen
ISBN: 0-441-05404-8 / 978-0-441-05404-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Audio Editions

October 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Berserker: Berserker, Book 12
Author(s): Fred Saberhagen
Publisher: Recorded Books
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October 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Berserker: Berserker, Book 12
Author(s): Fred Saberhagen
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

November 2012 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Berserker (Saberhagen's Berserker Series Book 1)
Author(s): Fred Saberhagen
Publisher: JSS Literary Productions
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