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William Harrison’s Rollerball Murder Stories is a collection of somber unrelated vignettes about men who occupy - for .

William Harrison’s Rollerball Murder Stories is a collection of somber unrelated vignettes about men who occupy - for better or worse - lonely existences. The book’s thirteen stories touch on themes of rejection, awakening, growth, restraint, ambition, potential, and duty, but the plots serving these values are often less memorable than the privileged and sometimes pious authorial tone.

William Neal Harrison (October 29, 1933 – October 22, 2013) was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter

William Neal Harrison (October 29, 1933 – October 22, 2013) was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter. Three films were based on two of his works: The short story "Roller Ball Murder" was turned into a screenplay for the 1975 film Rollerball, with a remake in 2002. The novel Burton and Speke was turned into the 1990 film Mountains of the Moon.

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Все книги автора William Harrison - 17, "Rollerball Murder" . Harrison is the author of several novels, short stories, and screenplays.

Все книги автора William Harrison - 17, "Rollerball Murder", "Elizabethan England From 'A Description of England,' by William Harrison", "Blood Latitudes", "The Law Relating to Chief Rents and Other Rentcharges: And Lands as Affected Thereby, with . .и другие на General-EBooks. More . Book rate: 4 downloads.

Rollerball (1975) is a collection of a dozen short stories by William . Roller Ball Murder" had the bizarre premise & was Harrison's most commercial success.

Rollerball (1975) is a collection of a dozen short stories by William Harrison. Several other stories are written in a similar vein - people bleakly looking for meaning in activities either mundane ("Eating it", "Weatherman", "A Cook's Tale"), esoteric ("Down The Blue Hole") or lethal ("The Arsons of Desire").

William Neal Harrison (October 29, 1933 – October 22, 2013) was an American novelist, short story writer .

William Neal Harrison (October 29, 1933 – October 22, 2013) was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter. Three films were based on two of his works: The short story Rollerball Murder was turned into a screenplay for the 1975 film Rollerball, with a remake in 2002. Five of his novels are set in Africa and his three volumes of short stories contain most of his fifty published stories. Many of his stories that appeared in Esquire and the novel Africana were experimental in tone

I recently watched Norman Jewison’s film adaptation of Harrison’s short story-Rollerball . The film is flat and slow but the book rockets along. The Roller Ball Murder story was quite powerful, even bleaker that the movie with Caan.

I recently watched Norman Jewison’s film adaptation of Harrison’s short story-Rollerball (1975)-and was pleasantly surprised. Of course it was filled with problems and corny sequences and some suspiciously bland acting from James Caan who admitted he couldn’t do much with the character of Jonathan . It’s only about 200 pages long and it doesn’t have a cop-out ending. My wife and I did like Silent Running, or maybe we just liked the robots.

1st Robson Books Edition 1975, 1st print Book vg++ & vg+ dw (dust jacket) , - We have traded for 20+ yearsIn stock shipped from our UK warehouse Each Book is in a protective clear bag, well packa
Roller Ball Murder and Other Stories ebook
Author:
William Harrison
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Short Stories & Anthologies
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Publisher:
Robson Books Ltd (July 7, 1975)
Pages:
192 pages
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4.1
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