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Fairyland (1995) [Novel]
by Paul J. McAuley Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary :

Before he met the brilliant, hypnotic child Milena, Alex Sharkey had never played with "dolls" -- blue-skinned, gengineered lifeforms designed for work, amusement, or destruction. But the underground gene-hacker is seduced by a megalomaniacal little girl's dream of providing the soulless genetic constructs with free thought and a future -- and he unwittingly unleashes a plague of madness on the world. Now there's a void in his life and a memory that must be refilled, but it means pursuing the dangerous sentient species he helped sire from the ruins of a Magic Kingdom through a wasted Europe. It is Alex Sharkey's last chance -- and the last hope remaining for a once-dominant human race.

Original title: Fairyland
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionTechnologyComputers, Automation, Artificial Intelligence

Edition #1: Fairyland

Fairyland (1995)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "A wild and bizarre version of the future -- I love this book." Pat Cadigan, author of Dirty Work
  • "An intelligent, fantastic, geo-political stew ... rich in cultural references, believable corporate/political intrigues, and issues of self-awareness and the ethics of creation ... McAuley is a master." Locus Magazine
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Fairyland (1995)

ISBN: 0380794292

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