Mortlake and Other Stories

Mortlake and Other Stories

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Speculative and Science Fiction stories on subjects including: memes; nanotechnology; artificial intelligence; psychogeography; higher dimensions; paranoia and augmented reality. Once freed by the written words, the ideas in these stories will linger in the mind. Prologue: The Manuscript. Who was the man who disappeared from the psychiatric unit of a London hospital a few years ago, and why did someone feel compelled to distribute the writing he left behind? Mortlake. A fire kills two men, both burned beyond recognition. What is it about the area, down by the river, that inspires creative drive and nightmares? The Fold. Alec has a very unusual ability, and everyone is interested. The Shape of Things. Mr Markov was never any trouble, so why had he been in an asylum for thirty years? Burning Bright. Jake's experience in the army changed the way he thought about everything, and he wanted everyone to understand. The Stones. Jen had worried about her quiet younger brother, but surely it was good for him to be out on the beach? Changes. Cameron was a Science Fiction writer, so why didn't he like the world that was being created by the new technology of 'The Arts'? Nano. Danny was bored with his job until he started researching a story that brought out his own paranoia. Aug. Mel is called to check the address of a missing gadget reviewer who seems to have been sent some great new tech. The Escape Route. David has an idyllic life, until a chance encounter makes him question everything.
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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 133 x 203 x 11mm | 209g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514605317
  • 9781514605318

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