The Resource The n-body problem, Tony Burgess, (electronic resource)

The n-body problem, Tony Burgess, (electronic resource)

Label
The n-body problem
Title
The n-body problem
Statement of responsibility
Tony Burgess
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
In the end, the zombie apocalypse was nothing more than a waste disposal problem. Burn them in giant ovens? Bad optics. Bury them in landfill sites? The first attempt created acres of twitching, roiling mud. The acceptable answer is to jettison the millions of immortal automatons into orbit. Soon earth's near space is a mesh of bodies interfering with the sunlight and having an effect on our minds that we never saw coming. Aggressive hypochondria, rampant depressive disorders, irresistible suicidal thought-resulting in teenage suicide cults, who want nothing more than to orbit the earth as living dead. Life on earth has slowly become not worth living. And death is no longer an escape.Praise for The n-Body ProblemHorror can be a hard thing to recommend. What might be standard fare for one reader is far beyond the boundaries of another, and The n-Body Problem gleefully probes and pulls apart whatever comfort zones it encounters. With a fresh take on the undead genre and excellent execution-horror delivered with all the craft of literary fiction-the book is a finely wrought and exciting work, but one that has the capacity to disarm, disgust and profoundly distress
Summary
In the end, the zombie apocalypse was nothing more than a waste disposal problem. Burn them in giant ovens? Bad optics. Bury them in landfill sites? The first attempt created acres of twitching, roiling mud. The acceptable answer is to jettison the millions of immortal automatons into orbit. Soon earths near space is a mesh of bodies interfering with the sunlight and having an effect on our minds that we never saw coming.
Theme
Tone
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10226553
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1959-
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Burgess, Tony
Dewey number
C813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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Zombies
Target audience
adult
Label
The n-body problem, Tony Burgess, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11370783
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781771481649
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11370783
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The n-body problem, Tony Burgess, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11370783
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781771481649
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11370783
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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