|Borderliners (1993) [Novel]|
by Peter Hoeg
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They're refugees from orphanages and reform schools, children in danger of being institutionalized for not fitting in: Borderliners. Now they've been given one last chance: transfer to an exclusive private academy where they will be integrated with normal, privileged students. What they don't know--yet--is that they are subjects of a secret experiment in social Darwinism. All they have is time, every moment of which is rigidly managed by their Dickensian academy. For Peter and his newfound friends, August and Katarina, the only escape from the draconian present is in recreating time and space for themselves in an insidious rebellion that is both revolutionary--and suicidal...
Original title: De måske egnede
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Anthropology/sociology