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A worldwide diaspora has left a quarter of a million people at the foot of a space station. Cultures collide in real life and virtual reality. The city is a weed, its growth left unchecked. Life is cheap and data is cheaper.When Boris Chong returns to Tel Aviv from Mars, much has changed. Boris’s ex-lover Miriam is raising a strangely familiar child who can tap into the data stream of a mind with the touch of a finger. His cousin Isobel is infatuated with a robotnika cyborg ex-Israeli soldier who might well be begging for parts. Even his old flame Carmela hunted data-vampirehas followed him back to a planet where she is forbidden to return.Rising above all is Central Station, the interplanetary hub between all things: the constantly shifting Tel Aviv; a powerful virtual arena and the space colonies where humanity has gone to escape the ravages of poverty and war. Everything is connected by the Others, powerful entities who, through the Conversationa shifting, flowing stream of consciousnessare just the beginning of irrevocable change.
Number of Pages: 275
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Author: Lavie Tidhar
Street Date: May 10, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-2595
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