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Mockingbird (Del Rey Impact) - Walter Tevis
Mockingbird (Del Rey Impact)
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Mockingbird is a powerful novel of a future world where humans are dying.  Those that survive spend their days in a narcotic bliss or choose a quick suicide rather than slow extinction. Humanity's salvation rests with an android who has no desire to live, and a man and a woman who must discover... show more
Mockingbird is a powerful novel of a future world where humans are dying.  Those that survive spend their days in a narcotic bliss or choose a quick suicide rather than slow extinction. Humanity's salvation rests with an android who has no desire to live, and a man and a woman who must discover love, hope, and dreams of a world reborn.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780345431622 (0345431626)
ASIN: 0345431626
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
3.0 Mockingbird (Del Rey Impact) - Walter Tevis  
The sexism, it burns. Not a great book. There's the intellectual smugness, a feeling that the vast majority of humanity is Just Not Worth It. Although the author is able to imagine technologic breakthroughs, he can't conceive of a single piece of art worth the name arising in two hundred years, and ...
altheaann
altheaann rated it
I didn't think I'd ever heard of Tevis, but as it turns out, he wrote 'The Man Who Fell to Earth,' (and, less relevantly, 'The Color of Money.')I'm also surprised that I never came across this book before, because in many ways, it's right up my alley - and I feel like I would have been even more ent...
The Aussie Zombie
The Aussie Zombie rated it
5.0 Mockingbird
Several years ago I added Mockingbird to my ever-growing wishlist, and when I was looking to splurge on Amazon earlier this year, I decided to purchase a copy. When I realised it was tagged as 'literary sci-fi', my heart sank a little - would I really enjoy this book? Mockingbird is set in the late ...
bibliokay
bibliokay rated it
3.0 Mockingbird (Del Rey Impact)
Mockingbird is a book about an android who is weary of life and can't kill himself and the human race who is killing itself and too drugged to be weary of life.It was in parts a beautiful book and a novel exploration of well-trodden themes.I had some issues with artistic choices that the author made...
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