Denial

(Singularity's Children #1)

Denial (2016, Lobster Books)

E-Book, 257 pages

English language

Published July 27, 2016 by Lobster Books.

ASIN:
B01GMX5CQ0

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2 stars (3 reviews)

A Positive Futurist Techno-Thriller. Denial is frequently funny, often irreverent, and occasionally indecent.

The Singularity's Children Series: As the Third Millennium dawns, the world is slipping beyond human comprehension. Citizens are bewildered and angry; kept in line only by vast programs of computer-driven propaganda. Leaders are in Denial, clinging to the illusions of an idealised past, unable to move beyond corporate greed and political charade. But an emerging movement of techno-optimists can see post-scarcity utopias glittering on the horizon and have started building a collaborative future for all of Singularity's Children...

Book One - Denial:

Keith knows the 21st century is no place for a moral backbone. Not even a corporate expense account and the occasional synthetic liaison can air-gap him from the blood on his hands.

With neural prosthetics giving voices to our animal cousins, Niato, the grandson of a Sushi chain billionaire, is recruited into Eco-Terrorism by a …

Disappointing

1 star

Unimaginative capitalist dystopia. Very sexist. Homeless people are described with insulting words and portrayed as monsters. Good world-building. Has a few german sentences and phrases, half of them with spelling errors.

Marketed as “Positive Futurist” but I could hardly see anything positive. Maybe it gets better in the next books, but I'm not gonna find out.

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