2121: A Tale from the Next Century

2121: A Tale from the Next Century by Susan Greenfield
ISBN
9781908800992
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
400
Dimensions
129 x 198mm

In the near future, humanity has experienced a great schism. Most people now live for the raw sensation of the moment: for them, every day is the same and tomorrow never comes. Thanks to the technology that has shaped their lifestyle they never know pain, they have no need for social structure, but simply exist as isolated, pleasure-seeking entities in a hyper-real, cyber-driven world. For several decades, nothing disturbs their fragmented, infantile existence - until the arrival of Fred, an envoy from across the mountains. His people are governed by logic, revolted and frightened by the mindless, unfettered solipsism of these ‘Others’, and determined to make the first strike in a conflict they see as inevitable...
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In the near future, humanity has experienced a great schism. Most people now live for the raw sensation of the moment: for them, every day is the same and tomorrow never comes. Thanks to the technology that has shaped their lifestyle they never know pain, they have no need for social structure, but simply exist as isolated, pleasure-seeking entities in a hyper-real, cyber-driven world. For several decades, nothing disturbs their fragmented, infantile existence - until the arrival of Fred, an envoy from across the mountains. His people are governed by logic, revolted and frightened by the mindless, unfettered solipsism of these ‘Others’, and determined to make the first strike in a conflict they see as inevitable...
ISBN:
9781908800992
Publication Date:
03 / 02 / 2014
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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