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Genesis

Author: Bernard Beckett
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.
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Set on a remote island in a post-apocalyptic, plague-ridden world, this bold and ingenious thriller questions what it means to be human as philosophical questions collide with technology.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Beckett
ISBN: 9780547225494 0547225490
OCLC Number: 244339669
Notes: "First published by Longacre Press, NZ, 2006"--T.p. verso.
Description: 150 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Bernard Beckett.
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Set on a remote island in a post-apocalyptic, plague-ridden world, this bold and ingenious thriller questions what it means to be human as philosophical questions collide with technology.

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Sci-fi & philosophy in test format... so much better than it sounds!

by tiamatq (WorldCat user published 2009-09-07) Very Good Permalink

This was an intriguing book, and another one that I think fits into sci-fi for those who don't normally read sci-fi.  It's also got a generous dollop of philosophy, which I think almost all great sci-fi has, and is about the only way I want to read anything that has to do with philosophy....
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