A Thousand Deaths

A Thousand Deaths

George Alec Effinger

This quantity of technological know-how fiction thrillers includes a novel and 7 brief tales based at the semi-autobiographical personality Sandor Courane. The collection’s characteristic novel, within the Wolves of reminiscence, paints an international the place Earth’s governing physique, the Representatives, has relinquished keep an eye on to an more and more clever and self-aware desktop referred to as TECT. Deemed a social misfit and banished from Earth to Planet D for his lack of ability to fall in line, Sandor unearths the recent planet’s idyllic setting and pleasurable way of life to his liking—at first. Upon studying that every one of the population of Planet D succumb to an insidious, debilitating illness, Sandor embarks on a race opposed to time to find the which means at the back of Planet D, the reasons of TECT, and the mysterious illness. using a distinct strategy with using flashbacks, this robust tale, with poignant and sardonic tones, is a heartrending exhibit of 1 man’s soreness and absolution.

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