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This is the way the world ends

Author: James Morrow; Justina Robson
Publisher: London : Gollancz, 2013.
Series: SF masterworks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When tombstone engraver George Paxman is offered a bargain, he doesn't hesitate. His beloved daughter gets an otherwise unaffordable survival suit to protect her from radioactive fall-out and all George has to do is sign a document admitting that, as a passive citizen who did nothing to stop it, he has a degree of guilt for any nuclear war that breaks out. George signs on the dotted line. And then the unthinkable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Morrow; Justina Robson
ISBN: 9780575081185 057508118X
OCLC Number: 827950984
Notes: Originally published: New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1986.
Awards: Short-listed for John W Campbell Award 1987 (UK)
Description: xii, 301 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: SF masterworks.
Responsibility: James Morrow ; introduction by Justina Robson.

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A lacerating Swiftian satire on nuclear war, like 1984 before it, THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS stands as a stark warning of the path history so easily might have taken - and still could ...  Read more...

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