The Man in the Maze by Robert Silverberg:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Thought-provoking novel that explores the price of fame; a man is forced to confront his humanity (all of it) and doesn't like what he finds. He takes refuge on an alien world with only one city; the city defends itself with scientific traps and illusions. How can the government bring him out when he is needed one more time? Select an invention:

Automated Drone Probes

Automatic City

Device Replication

Diagnostat

Disruptor Bomb

Drop-Capsule

Flying Robot Drone Probe

Mass Detector

Mole Probe

Protective Field (Safety Field)

Recording Eye - interplanetary surveillance

Remote-Control Slavery

Viewing Tank

Vision Cube

Webfoam Cradle

 

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re: Larry Niven
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re: Robert Heinlein
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re: Isaac Asimov
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re: Clifford Simak
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re: Roger Zelazny
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(5/27/2018)

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re: Roger Zelazny
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re: Anthony Boucher
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