Love Minus Eighty
In the future, love is complicated and death is not necessarily the end. Love Minus Eighty follows several interconnected people in a disquieting vision of romantic life in the century to come.There's Rob, who accidentally kills a jogger, then sacrifices all to visit her in a cryogenic dating... show more
In the future, love is complicated and death is not necessarily the end. Love Minus Eighty follows several interconnected people in a disquieting vision of romantic life in the century to come.There's Rob, who accidentally kills a jogger, then sacrifices all to visit her in a cryogenic dating facility, seeking forgiveness but instead falling in love.Veronika, a shy dating coach, finds herself coaching the very woman who is stealing the man she loves.And Mira, a gay woman accidentally placed in a heterosexual dating center near its inception, desperately seeks a way to reunite with her frozen partner as the years pass.In this daring and big-hearted novel based on the Hugo-winning short story, the lovelorn navigate a world in which technology has reached the outer limits of morality and romance.
Publish date: June 11th 2013
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
New features this year: -a return to judging which are the “best” (why not? I’m no more unqualified than anyone else.) -bonus features of Best of 1813 and Best of 2113. -the author’s original title for their book, if I was able to discover it. -I will disclose when my opinions are influenced by nepo...
I picked up this book purely by chance, and while I don't think it is without fault, it doesn't quite fit four stars. Let's call it 4.5.I had heard nothing about this book before reading it, and sometimes it's just nice to read a book without a lot of hype behind it. Though I do think this book dese...
See more reviews at http://bibliosanctum.blogspot.comI have a confession to make: I'm a sucker for love stories. But not just any kind of love story would do, oh no, because I like my romance the same way I like my Fantasy -- gritty, transcendent, in-your-face, plus it helps if it's just a bit bizar...
Format: First paperback and then, when I had to return that to library, I bought the Kindle version.Narrated By: N/AOriginal Publication Year: 2013Genre(s): Science FictionSeries: NoneAwards: 2010 Hugo Award for the short story “Bridesicle” that the book is based on called.I was intrigued when I hea...