Martian Time-Slip

Martian Time-Slip

1st Mariner Books Edition

Paperback (23 Oct 2012)

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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: 9780547572574
Publisher: HMH Books
Imprint: Mariner Books
Pub date:
Edition: 1st Mariner Books Edition
DEWEY: 813.54
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 278
Weight: 227g
Height: 201mm
Width: 132mm
Spine width: 20mm