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I am trying to identify a book or series of books, probably 60's or 70's in date. All dealt with "accelerated men" who were faster and smarter, but only under certain conditions. I can't remember more than that other than that it was pulp style science fiction and I am sure there were a series of books all dealing with the same central character.

  • Much more specific info will be required to have any chance of an id. – Organic Marble Jan 7 '17 at 17:41
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    Take a look at this checklist for some guidelines on how to write a good story ID question. – Gallifreyan Jan 7 '17 at 17:46
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    . This sounds like @Hook' by Tully Zetford. Hook is a 'Boosted Man', part of a science experiment.He is the first, and his abilities only kick in when in close proximity to the second run of Boosted Men, who have their abilities permanently. The Boosted Man 2.88 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1974 — 3 editions book 2 Want to Read Rate this book 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars Star City by Tully Zetford 2.67 avg rating – sueelleker Jan 7 '17 at 17:53
  • Sueelleker. I say put it down as an answer. If nothing else, if someone else looks for "accelerated men" or "boosted men", it will come up in search results. – FuzzyBoots Jan 7 '17 at 19:14
  • Tully Zetford was a pen name of Kenneth Bulmer - fantasticfiction.com/b/kenneth-bulmer the Amazon reviews confirm (to me) that this is indeed the "Hook" series. – Paulie_D Jan 7 '17 at 23:45

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