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McAuley, Paul J.

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ISBN 10: 0575060700 / ISBN 13: 9780575060708
Edité par Victor Gollancz [1995]., London, 1995
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Octavo, boards. First edition. "McAuley posits a twenty-first century in which half of Europe has become rich through nanotechnology and the creation of genetically engineered dolls that provide slave labor, while the rest of the population have been made homeless by war and economic upheaval. When Milena learns how to give the dolls intelligence, a new race comes into being. Through the medium of the dolls, or 'fairies,' McAuley addresses issues of autonomy, physical and intellectual, for genetically engineered humans, blending these with humanity's age-old belief in fairyfolk and dreams of creating new forms of life." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-730. Winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#146774). N° de réf. du libraire 146774

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Éditeur : Victor Gollancz [1995]., London

Date d'édition : 1995

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included

Edition : 1st Edition

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In 21st century Europe, ravaged by the changes of war and technology, gene hacker Alex Sharkey is a bare step ahead of the police and the Triads. When he helps a super-smart girl turn a genetically-engineered doll into a new species, he doesn't realize he's giving history a dangerous shove.

About the Author:

Paul J. Mcauley won the Philip K. Dick Award for his first novel and has gone on to win the Arthur C. Clarke, British Fantasy, Sidewise and John W. Campbell Awards. He gave up his position as a research biologist to write full-time. He lives in london.

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