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Solar Lottery
Philip K Dick

Classification : Sff (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Gollancz
Page Extent : 192
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780575074552
Price : 699

About the book

The operating principle was random selection: positions of public power were decided by a sophisticated lottery. Everyone had a chance, everyone could live in hope that they would be chosen to be the boss, the Quizmaster.

But with the power came the game - the assassination game - which everyone could watch on TV. Would the new man be good enough to avoid his chosen killer? Which made for fascinating and exciting viewing, compelling enough to distract the public's attention while the Big Five industrial complexes run the world, the solar system and the people, unnoticed and completely unopposed. Then, in 2203, with the choice of a member of a maverick cult as Quizmaster, the system developed a little hitch...


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Philip K Dick
Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) was born in Chicago but lived in California for most of his life. He went to college at Berkeley for a year ran a record store and had his own classical music show on a loca...(+)
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