The Resource The departure, Neal Asher

The departure, Neal Asher

Label
The departure
Title
The departure
Statement of responsibility
Neal Asher
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Visible in the night sky, the Argus Station, its twin smelting plants like glowing eyes, looks down on nightmare Earth. From Argus, the Committee keep an oppressive control: citizens are watched by cams systems and political officers, it's a world inhabited by shepherds, reader guns, razor birds and the brutal Inspectorate with its white tiled cells and pain inducers. Soon the Committee will have the power to edit human minds, but not yet, as twelve billion human beings need to die before Earth can be stabilized, but by turning large portions of Earth into concentration camps this is achievable, especially when the Argus satellite laser network comes fully online
Member of
Summary
While the brutal and oppressive Committee demonstrates its unwavering control over Earth and Mars, Alan Saul, with the aid of an A.I. in his skull, devotes himself to getting revenge on the ruthless entity and its minions who tortured him
Storyline
Writing style
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2013.
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10167095
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1961-
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Asher, Neal L.
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6101.S54
LC item number
D47 2013
Literary form
novels
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True
Series statement
  • Owner
  • The owner
Series volume
  • vol. 1
  • vol. 1
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Concentration camps
Target audience
adult
Label
The departure, Neal Asher
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn811963258
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
380 p.
Isbn
9781597804479
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)811963258
Label
The departure, Neal Asher
Publication
Control code
ocn811963258
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
380 p.
Isbn
9781597804479
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)811963258

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