Talking fridges, human clone farms, flying shopping malls -- we must be in the Michael Marshall Smith zone. A world all too close to our own! Spares -- human clones, the ultimate health insurance. An eye for an eye -- but some people are doing all the taking. Spares -- the story of Jack Randall: burnt-out, dropped out, and way overdrawn at the luck bank. But as caretaker on a Spares Farm, he still has a choice, and it might make a difference!if he can run fast enough. Spares -- a breathless race through strange, disturbing territories in a world all too close to our own. Spares -- it's fiction. But only just!