It was also featured on an anthology-styled television series called Studio One in 1955, directed by Paul Nickell and starring Wendell Corey, June Dayton, Betty Furness and E. G. Marshall. Donovan's life after a plane crash, keeps his brain alive thru an illegal experiment. you get pulp! Carroll & Graf, New York, NY, U.S.A. Soft Cover. Donovan, a wealthy industrialist, is killed in a plane crash; but his brain is preserved by an enthusiastic scientist. NY: Popular Library Publishing., 1961.

It begins to take over the scientist. carroll & graf More information about this seller The brain sends Cory to Los Angeles to carry out its orders, which includes freeing a murderer from prison, and Cory eventually becomes a prisoner in his own body, capable of watching the brain speak with his voice and move with his body. Condition: Good. The visualisation of the brain under the glass dome with cables attached to it, next to a man in white clothes having a shocked expression on his face can be seen in many pulpy cover pictures of this time. Abandon Hope - We're VAULT. 18. A+ Customer service! Driving back from town, he suddenly realizes that she didn't wait in the car for him, but he never considers going back for her; his entire attention is focussed on the experiments. How appropriate that his greatest novel should be the basis of three legitimate film versions and endless variations in other movies and television shows. (Frederick, MD, U.S.A.), About this Item: Popular Library. 160 pages.

The basis of the tale is rather standard fare: a young, obsessive doctor (Patrick Cory) insists on pushing the limits of human knowledge by attempting to keep a brain alive outside of a host body.

Condition: Very Good +. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. fun, fantastic, quick, darkly comic... perhaps because i know it has been made into a movie (3 times, seen none), i read it like a movie script, that is, not much intense psychology, only everything visual, close-up, tracking, lighting, montage- this short book could be black and white 'b' feature, you could make it lurid, dramatic, crazy, made for drive-in theatres. Soft Cover. Cover art by Chris Achilleos. Owner's albel inside front cover. W.H. Leisure Books (San Jose, CA, U.S.A.), About this Item: Leisure Books, 1992. The script was subsequently produced on "Suspense" on February 7, 1948. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. | Contact this seller We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Donovan's life after a plane crash, keeps his brain alive thru an illegal experiment. Soft Cover. As a screenplay writer, Siodmak came up with some terrific ideas for horror movies, everything from FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN to CREATURE WITH THE ATOM BRAIN, but this example of his fiction seems clunky. This is a quintessential "mad" scientist story. The Book House, Inc. - St. Louis

He's a megalomaniac even before Cory keeps his brain alive in the tank. 17. Cover Art: John Richards (illustrator). | Adlibris Transworld / Corgi A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. 1952 Edition.

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Published by The story may be a little silly to us now, a disembodied brain controlling a scientist through increasingly strong telepathy, but the quality of writing is fantastic. Popular Library G Series. 20. During the second phase I learned to interpret its commands. (Simi Valley, CA, U.S.A.), About this Item: Pulpless, 1999. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. ("It looks horrible. Published by There was a problem loading your book clubs. Chris Achilleos; (illustrator). (N. Potomac, MD, U.S.A.), About this Item: Listen for Pleasure Inc., Ontario, 1985. First Printing. It was also featured on an anthology-styled television series called Studio One in 1955, directed by Paul Nickell and starring Wendell Corey, June Dayton, Betty Furness and E. G. Marshall. Condition: Fair. Popular. An experimental scientist had achieved the ambition of his life. (Hawthorne, CA, U.S.A.), About this Item: Pulpless, 1999. Seller Inventory # KENSBOOK024932. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. More information about this seller good+, trade paperback, pict. The basis of the tale is rather standard fare: a young, obsessive doctor (Patrick Cory) insists on pushing the limits of human knowledge by attempting to keep a brain alive outside of a host body. Corgi (Transworld), GB 7.
It wasn't by any means the first story about a human brain kept alive by itself (Curt Newton's accomplice Simon Wright was giving orders from his fish tank in the first Captain Future book back in 1940) but it's certainly the best known. Reprint. I should rate the book on its merit as a stand-alone novel, but in my line of work it's often the consequences of the novel that help me find a rating. Siodmak uses medical jargon to good effect, adding to the verisimilitude of the events. Once freed of the distractions of the flesh, the will to power is all that drives the brain. Tanning to page edges. Welcome back. Paperback. We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. Seller Inventory # BBS-9781584450788. (illustrator).

Some of Siodmak's other novels include _Skyport_ (1959), _Hauser's Memory_ (1968), and _City in the Sky_ (1974). Published by John Thompson

First Edition By This Publisher. Paperback or Softback. First Printing. Condition: Very Good to Fine. | Contact this seller More information about this seller Siodmak adds several unsettling touches.

Bantam Books, USA. It really is a good old-fashioned mid-twentieth century horror story. | Contact this seller Soft cover. More information about this seller

Cover art by Paul Bacon.

This is a classic scifi horror story about a brain kept alive by scientific means that then takes over the will of the (mad?)

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. At first, Dr. Cory seems as obsessive as Donovan, but Donovan's is the stronger will. In the tradition of the obsessed “mad” scientist, he works virtually alone out of his basement lab in a remote rural area, with his wife Janice, a nurse, as lab assistant when necessary and the local county doctor and coroner, the aging and alcoholic Dr. Schratt, as a sounding board.

We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. There, you were concerned when Cory started having "Donovan attacks". Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. brown covers 126 pgs. Soft cover. 2 hours. Creasing to cover. 1. Strong cover.

Published by Published by Paperback. I confess that for years I had heard of Curt Siodmak's _Donovan's Brain_ (1943), though I had never read the novel. It is able to communicate with Dr. Cory through telepathy, but that is only the beginning. was a real chiller! More information about this seller As new, never read. Condition: Near Fine: Small signs of wear. Paperback. Seller Inventory # 965276. (Winnipeg, MB, Canada), About this Item: Popular Library G562, Canada, 1961.

Yet crisp & tight. 160 pages. (Glastonbury, United Kingdom), About this Item: Transworld (Corgi Books), London, 1960. Paperback. G-560 very good - fine, reading crease Cover art by Mitchell Hooks.

The brain sends Cory to Los Angeles to carry out its orders, which includes freeing a murderer from prison, and Cory eventually becomes a prisoner in his own body, capable of watching the brain speak with his voice and move with his body. 1st Edition. G-560 very good - fine, reading crease Cover art by Mitchell Hooks. Then post it!

As such it is quite a good study, in some ways reminding me of the do-anything sociopaths in Jim Thompson. Seller Inventory # GOR002816902. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. Book. It's a classic medical horror/mad scientist tale; the original brain-in-a-jar novel. Owner's albel inside front cover. Not ex-library. More information about this seller © 1974: 1st in the 'Dr Patrick Cory' series of books. + Donovan’s Brain, the famous novel by Curt Siodmak was deemed so unusual by the producers of … Pages and cover are clean and intact. a good plus paperback.
Dr Patrick Cory is a scientist who, unable to save W.H. VG+. But Siodmak was doing all this -- and doing it well -- before anyone else. Though its premise may at first seem familiar or cliche, it is anything but. Corgi Books #SS853:- Synopsis: I am a prisoner in my own body! A good story solidly written, with no small talk or useless musings so dear to psychological fiction. Eventually, the brain develops telepathy with the doctor and the sociopath Donovan is unleashed. Some shelf wear and scuff to the box.

NY: Popular Library Publishing. Spooky stuff, although not really very deep or meaningful. 19. 22. (1942), From: near fine paperback, Seller Inventory # 128639. Any sort of link or text post is welcome as long as it is about printed / text / static SF material. (Runcorn, Cheshire, United Kingdom), About this Item: Corgi, 1960. 181 pages. Mass Market Paperback. Paperback: 6½" x 4¼". this is one of the greatest horror books I've read in a while, and I would never have picked it up if not for Stephen Kings praise of it in Danse Macabre. An experimental scientist had achieved the ambition of his life. Age-toned paper.


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