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With a heightened sense of the boundless possibility and lurking doom that Orwell and Huxley once envisioned, Matthew Derby's stories provide a glimpse into an intricately imagined world: a world in which clouds are treated with behavioral serum, children are handicapped by their ability to float, and all food (including Popsicles) is made of meat.

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Collects tales set in a world of highly advanced technology where popular notions are turned upside-down, covering family life, the government, and science.

Synopsis:

With a heightened sense of the boundless possibility and lurking doom that Orwell and Huxley once envisioned, Matthew Derby's stories provide a glimpse into an intricately imagined world: a world in which clouds are treated with behavioral serum, children are handicapped by their ability to float, and all food (including Popsicles) is made of meat.

Table of Contents

YEARS 5-50: Fragment — Sound gun — Meat tower — Boyish mulatto — Sky harvest — Home recordings — YEAR 51: Fragment — Joy of eating — Father helmet — Crutches used as weapon — Night watchmen — Behavior pilot — YEARS 52-59: Fragment — Stupid animals — End of men — Instructions — Life jacket — Gantry's last — Fragment — An appeal.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316025898
Subtitle:
Stories
Publisher:
Little, Brown, and Co.
Author:
Derby, Matthew
Author:
Matthew Derby
Subject:
Fiction : Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction, american
Subject:
Technology and civilization
Subject:
General
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20030505
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
196

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Science Fiction and Fantasy » A to Z

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Product details 196 pages Little, Brown - English 9780316025898 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Collects tales set in a world of highly advanced technology where popular notions are turned upside-down, covering family life, the government, and science.
"Synopsis" by , With a heightened sense of the boundless possibility and lurking doom that Orwell and Huxley once envisioned, Matthew Derby's stories provide a glimpse into an intricately imagined world: a world in which clouds are treated with behavioral serum, children are handicapped by their ability to float, and all food (including Popsicles) is made of meat.
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