Machine Man (online serial)
Publish date: March 18th 2009
Publisher: Max Barry
Pages no: 185
Edition language: English
Comparisons with Eric Garcia's The Repossession Mambo (republished as Repo Men) are inevitable, but Max Barry's Machine Man is a different beast. Dr. Charles Neumann's leg is amputated in a workplace accident, and he's less than impressed with the prostheses on offer - though he rather fancies the p...
I love Max Barry, I've read all his books. This one's the best. It's a first person story about a reclusive scientist who decides to replace his biological parts with more effective cybernetic ones.There's dystopic elements, a love story, and lots of dark subtle humor.Very recommended!
Interestingly, this book was born on a blog and grew into a novel. An interactive achievement occurred when fan followers and the ever-accessible author, Max Barry, collaborated. What started as a rouse to get Barry off his butt and writing turned into a philosophical science fiction marvel that i...