In Veritas, people have been conditioned to always tell the truth, no matter how unnerving the truth may be. Jack Sperry must learn to lie in order to save his son in this witty science fiction novella. Recipient of a 1992 Nebula Award.
In the city of Veritas, where everyone is required to always speak the whole truth, Jack Sperry lives a quiet life. Then Jack discovers an underworld called Satirev where people can lie, and embarks on an adventure that will change his existence forever.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Juvenile Fiction, Fiction + Literature Themes, Juvenile Nonfiction
Subgenre: Science Fiction + Fantasy, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Social Issues / General, Social Issues / Values + Virtues