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Martian Time-Slip

eBook (23 Oct 2012) | English | EPub format

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Synopsis

The writing is humorous, painful, awesome in its effect on both mind and heart . . . There are few modern novels to match it.Rolling Stone On an arid Mars, local bigwigs compete with Earth-bound interlopers to buy up land before the UN develops it and its value skyrockets. Martian Union leader Arnie Kott has an ace up his sleeve, though: an autistic boy named Manfred who seems to have the ability to see the future. In the hopes of gaining an advantage on a Martian real estate deal, powerful people force Manfred to send them into the future, where they can learn about development plans. But is Manfred sending them to the real future or one colored by his own dark and paranoid filter? As the time travelers are drawn into Manfred's dark worldview in both the future and present, the cost of doing business may drive them all insane.

Book information

ISBN: 9780547724935
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Imprint: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 272
Weight: -1g