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Babylon babies

Author: Maurice G Dantec; Noura Wedell
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Semiotext(e) ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by MIT Press, ©2005.
Series: Semiotext(e) native agents series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A cult novel in France, this sci-fi thriller is now being made into a movie by Mathieu Kassovitz. Set in the hidden "flesh and chip" breeding grounds of the first cyborg communities and peopled by Serbian Mafiosi, Babylon Babies has as its hero a hard-boiled leatherneck veteran of Sarajevo named Thoorop who is hired by a mysterious source to escort a young woman named Marie Zorn from Russia to Canada. A garden  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dantec, Maurice G.
Babylon babies.
Los Angeles, CA : Semiotext(e) ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by MIT Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)652313362
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice G Dantec; Noura Wedell
ISBN: 1584350237 9781584350231
OCLC Number: 61129655
Language Note: Text translated into English.
Description: 526 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Semiotext(e) native agents series.
Other Titles: Babylon babies.
Responsibility: Maurice G. Dantec ; translated by Noura Wedell.

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In a futuristic thriller, a veteran of Sarajevo must escort a young woman pregnant with a mutant embryo, a genetically modified messiah whose birth may signal the end of human life as we know it.  Read more...

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