|Distress (1995) [Novel]|
by Greg Egan
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Series: Subjective Cosmology Cycle
Quantum physics and the Theory of Everything lie at the heart of an unputdownable thriller. 'Distress' is an exploration of the moral dilemmas facing one man that will have repercussions for the whole of mankind. What would you do when faced with the last memories of a rejuvenated corpse; when confronted with the answer to everything, to the meaning of life? Andrew Worth is horrified, scared, thrilled to his core. SeeNet promise him the biggest scoop of his career - an investigation into Distress. He turns it down to cover a scientific conference on a man-made atoll. But in taking on a documentary profile of Violet Mosala, quantum physicist, he inadvertently finds himself confronting his worst fears. For in the Theory of Everything that Violet puts forward lies the key to the horror of Distress...
Original title: Distress
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction