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KAIROS

Jones, Gwyneth

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ISBN 10: 0044401639 / ISBN 13: 9780044401636
Edité par Unwin Hyman [1988]., London, Sydney, Wellington, 1988
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Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed and dated 14 October 1988 on the title page by Jones. In the near future England "is on the edge of collapse into a police state, and Islamic movement threatens world stability, and a fascist cult called BREAKTHRU may just about tip things over the edge . A typically rich brew from Jones, with a tightly extrapolated future Europe, told utterly convincingly, with a matter-of-fact twisting of reality added for good measure." - Butler, The Pocket Essential Cyberpunk, pp. 63-4. Kairos is a reality-altering new drug that induces a strange aging effect reminiscent of Philip K. Dick's Ubik. "Corporate dystopia -- UK Ltd. Pollution." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. Hartwell, 200 Significant SF Books by Women, 1984-2001. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#154738). N° de réf. du libraire 154738

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Titre : KAIROS

Éditeur : Unwin Hyman [1988]., London, Sydney, Wellington

Date d'édition : 1988

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : 1st Edition

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In this futuristic thriller, a fascist religious sect develops Kairos, a sacramental designer drug that changes all realities. But Kairos falls into the hands of people who are prepared to unleash a phantasmagoric unravelling of time, space and being. This book won the 1992 James Tiptree Award.

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Gwyneth Jones lives in Brighton with her husband and son. She won the Arthur C. Clarke Award for BOLD AS LOVE, the first book in this sequence; CASTLES MADE OF SAND is shortlisted for the British Science Fiction Award. She is the previous winner of the James Tiptree Memorial Award and two World Fantasy Awards; four of her previous books have been shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award.

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