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The city inside

Author: Samit Basu
Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 2022.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"The City Inside, a near-future epic by the internationally celebrated Samit Basu, pulls no punches as it comes for your anxieties about society, government, the environment, and our world at large-yet never loses sight of the hopeful potential of the future. "They'd known the end times were coming but hadn't known they'd be multiple choice." Joey is a Reality Controller in near future Delhi. Her job is to supervise  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fictional Work
Novels
Science fiction
Romans
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Basu, Samit.
City inside
New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 2022
(DLC) 2022002076
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samit Basu
ISBN: 9781250827494 1250827493
OCLC Number: 1304834277
Notes: Originally published as Chosen Spirits in 2020 by Simon and Schuster India in India.
Description: 1 online resource
Other Titles: Chosen spirits
Responsibility: Samit Basu.

Abstract:

"The City Inside, a near-future epic by the internationally celebrated Samit Basu, pulls no punches as it comes for your anxieties about society, government, the environment, and our world at large-yet never loses sight of the hopeful potential of the future. "They'd known the end times were coming but hadn't known they'd be multiple choice." Joey is a Reality Controller in near future Delhi. Her job is to supervise the multimedia multi-reality livestreams of Indi, one of South Asia's fastest rising online celebrities-who also happens to be her college ex. Joey's job gives her considerable culture-power, but she's too caught up in day-to-day crisis-handling to see this, or to figure out what she wants from her life. Rudra is a recluse estranged from his wealthy and powerful family who fled to an impoverished immigrant neighborhood where he loses himself in video games and his neighbors' lives. When his father's death pulls him back into his family's orbit, an impulsive job offer from Joey becomes his only escape from the life he never wanted. But no good deed goes unpunished. As Joey and Rudra become enmeshed in multiple conspiracies, their lives start to spin out of control, complicated by dysfunctional relationships, corporate loyalty, and the never-ending pressures of surveillance capitalism. When a bigger picture begins to unfold around them, they must each decide how to do the right thing in a shadowy world where simply maintaining the status quo feels like an accomplishment. Ultimately, resistance will not-cannot-take the same shape for these two very different people"--

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