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Penny, Laurie: Everything Belongs to the Future (eBook)

Time is a weapon wielded by the rich, who have excess of it, against the rest, who must trade every breath of it against the promise of another day's food and shelter. What kind of world have we made, where human beings can live centuries if only they can afford the fix? What kind of creatures have we become? The same as we always were, but keener.

In the ancient heart of Oxford University, the ultra-rich celebrate their vastly extended lifespans. But a few surprises are in store for them. From Nina and Alex, Margo and Fidget, scruffy anarchists sharing living space with an ever-shifting cast of crusty punks and lost kids. And also from the scientist who invented the longevity treatment in the first place.
Everything Belongs to the Future is a bloody-minded tale of time, betrayal, desperation, and hope that could only have been told by the inimitable Laurie Penny.

"The scariest, most enduring dystopias walk a fine line between parable and prediction. Penny erases that line. In this made-up story, the rich speciate from the poor; in our real world, working class lifespans are declining as the one percent live ever longer lives at ever-greater removes from the rest of us. This is no mere literary device. This is a pitiless allegory, calculated to enrage and terrify its readers." -- Cory Doctorow

Verlag: Macmillan USA Seiten: 112 S. Erscheinungsjahr: 2016 Ausführung: Kartonierter Einband (Kt)

Référence: 9781250194916
Fr. 15.95
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Verlag Tom Doherty Associates
Einband Adobe Digital Editions
Erscheinungsjahr 2018
Seitenangabe 550 S.
Meldetext
Untertitel Five Tor.com Novellas (The Burning Light, The Warren, Proof of Concept, Everything Belongs to the Future, Patchwork)
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse 7'838 KB
Plattform EPUB
Reihe Tor.com
Autor*in Evenson, Brian / Jones, Gwyneth / Penny, Laurie / Beaulieu, Bradley P. / Ziegler, Rob / Tallerman, David
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