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The Postmortal - Drew Magary
The Postmortal
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John Farrell is about to get "The Cure."Old age can never kill him now.The only problem is, everything else still can . . .Imagine a near future where a cure for aging is discovered and-after much political and moral debate-made available to people worldwide. Immortality, however, comes with... show more
John Farrell is about to get "The Cure."Old age can never kill him now.The only problem is, everything else still can . . .Imagine a near future where a cure for aging is discovered and-after much political and moral debate-made available to people worldwide. Immortality, however, comes with its own unique problems-including evil green people, government euthanasia programs, a disturbing new religious cult, and other horrors. Witty, eerie, and full of humanity, The Postmortal is an unforgettable thriller that envisions a pre-apocalyptic world so real that it is completely terrifying.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780143119821 (0143119826)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 369
Edition language: English
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Pauline's Fantasy Reviews
Pauline's Fantasy Reviews rated it
2.0 End Specialist
Fantasy Review BarnThe best speculative fiction takes a what-if? scenario and then explores the possible consequences of that idea. This book certainly does that. It proposes that a cure for aging is found, a process which stops the body's natural senescence so that a person using it remains forever...
Kroniki Nomady
Kroniki Nomady rated it
4.5 Wątpliwe uroki nieśmiertelności
Tytuł: Nieśmiertelność zabije nas wszystkich Autor: Drew Magary Wydawnictwo: Prószyński i S-ka Data wydania: 21. 02. 2012 r. Ilość stron: 464 Moja ocena: 5/6 Ludzie przeważnie twierdzą, że boją się śmierci, nie zdając sobie sprawy z tego, co tak naprawdę ich przeraża. Śmierć sama w sobie to tylk...
AnarchicQ
AnarchicQ rated it
3.0 The Postmortal
A funny thing happened when I finished this book. Immediately after reading the final page I flipped back to the opening pages to read about John as he was in the start of the story, his reasons, his motivations, to see how much he changed.It was an interesting read.The world was creepy, horrific an...
twiggreads
twiggreads rated it
The Postmortal is the story Torchwood Miracle Day tried and failed doing.
Lillie Loves to Read
Lillie Loves to Read rated it
3.0
Hmmm...dystopian society, grim, dark but I didn't buy into all of it. There were moments that I was pulled out (like woman having a forever menstrual cycle-obviously author is a male who doesn't realize that women are born with a finite # of eggs) and had a hard time getting back into it. The overal...
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