A Brief History of the Future (BOK)

Stephen Clarke

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What if teleportation was really possible? Englishman Richie Fisher is about to find out...Richie and his wife Clara have won a weekend in New York in a newspaper competition. While Clara is off blowing their spending money, Richie wanders aimlessly, chewing on a veggie-burger, ending up in a gift-shop where he finds himself standing in front of an instant transporter machine. It looks nothing like the open-plan teleporter on Captain Kirk's Starship Enterprise; in fact, it seems more like a glorified microwave oven. Richie places his burger inside, hits the return key on the linked-up computer - and the burger disappears. But if he can teleport a half-eaten veggie-burger, what else could you do with the machine? For criminals, the possibilities are endless. Who could catch you if you beamed drugs into nostrils a hundred miles away? And how much would illegal immigrants pay to be teleported into the rich host country of their choice? Richie buys a teleporter and takes it back to England, where the chaos begins ...

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Stephen Clarke
Forlag
BLACK SWAN
ISBN 9780552777582
Antall sider 432 Dimensjoner 12,7cm x 19,8cm x 2,7cm
Vekt 296 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)