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Cyberabad Days - 9780575084063

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  • Product code: BHLBD
  • ISBN: 9780575084063
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.7cm x 13.1cm
  • Pages: 320
  • Publish date: 14/02/2009

Cyberabad Days (Paperback)

Cyberabad Days - 9780575084063

Ian McDonald


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The world: 'Cyberabad' is the India of 2047, a new, muscular superpower of one and a half billion people in an age of artificial intelligences, climate-change induced drought, water-wars, strange new genders, genetically improved children that age at half the rate of baseline humanity and a population where males out-number females four to one. India herself has fractured into a dozen states from Kerala to the headwaters of the Ganges in the Himalayas. Cyberabad is a collection of 7 stories:The Little Goddess. Hugo nominee Best Novella 2006. In near future Nepal, a child-goddess discovers what lies on the other side of godhood.The Djinn's Wife. Hugo nominee and BSFA short fiction winner 2007 A minor Delhi celebrity falls in love with an artificial intelligence but is it a marriage of heaven and hell?The Dust Assassin. Feuding Rajasthan water-rajas find that revenge is a slow, subtle process. Jasbir and Sujay go Shaadi. Love and marriage should be plain-sailing when your matchmaker is a soap-star artificial intelligenceSanjeev and Robotwallah. What happens to the boy-soldier roboteers when the war of Separation is over?Kyle meets the River. A young American in Varanas learns the true meaning of 'nation building' in the early days of a new country.Vishnu at the Cat Circus. A genetically improved 'Brahmin' child finds himself left behind as he grows through the final generation of humanity.

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Product Details

  • Product code: BHLBD
  • ISBN: 9780575084063
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.7cm x 13.1cm
  • Pages: 320
  • Publish date: 14/02/2009

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