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Solar Lottery - Philip K. Dick
Solar Lottery
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In 2203 anyone can become the ruler of the solar system. There are no elections, no interviews, no prerequisites whatsoever—it all comes down to the random turns of a giant wheel. But when a new Quizmaster takes over, the old one still keeps some rights, namely the right to hire an unending... show more
In 2203 anyone can become the ruler of the solar system. There are no elections, no interviews, no prerequisites whatsoever—it all comes down to the random turns of a giant wheel. But when a new Quizmaster takes over, the old one still keeps some rights, namely the right to hire an unending stream of assassins to attempt to kill the new leader. In the wake of the most recent change in leadership, employees of the former ruler scurry to find an assassin who can get past telepathic guards. But when one employee switches sides, troubling facts about the lottery system come to light, and it just might not be possible for anyone to win.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780547572611 (0547572611)
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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Cygan
Cygan rated it
3.0 Piękny umysł
„Na ekranie telewizora wspaniałe reklamy pojawiały się i znikały jak żywy ogień. Reklamy są najwyższym gatunkiem sztuki – pracują nad nimi najbardziej utalentowani twórcy”. Światem rządzi przypadek. Każdy ma szansę na najwyższe stanowisko i dojście do nieograniczonych możliwości. A przynajmniej ta...
Born to be Bookahoilc :D
Born to be Bookahoilc :D rated it
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L'ho trovato geniale -non saprei come altro definirlo: l'universo nel 2033 è regolato dal caso, così che non possono esserci dittatori o ingiustizie dovute al troppo potere concentrato nelle mani di pochi. Vi è una vera e propria "lotteria" che sceglie il Quizmaster, ovvero colui a cui viene affidat...
modusa
modusa rated it
i think this might be the first novel that was published and you can tell it's early phil dick but that doesn't mean it isn't clever and thought-provoking, the stamp he gives to all his writing. i have been parcelling out philip k. dick novels to myself for a while now so it was a treat to consume o...
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