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Not exactly heart warming, but I enjoyed it the way I always enjoy laughing at alternative future stories' portrayal of a "perfect world" that totally sucks.
Read the Project Gutenberg edition. It was an interesting idea, but mostly just an idea. The characters were all very flat.
Even before I actually clicked on this book on Goodreads, I saw the title, 2BR02B, and without even thinking about it, I realized it means "To be or not to be". And this is why I jumped at the chance to read it. This short story is really nice, and it doesn't take you more than 15 minutes before rea...
This is an early work by the author so it lacks a certain depth but the concept and treatment will be familiar. A short story about overpopulation with Kurt's typical gallows humor and dark satire. Sure to please his fans but if for some inexplicable reason you haven't read anything from him before ...
These days you hear a lot about how people born today will likely live to 150 or later. Aside from the bummer of the notion that you will go to work every day for over 120 years of your life, this little story considers some other very important issues with "immortality".Namely, population control.A...
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