By Gene Wolfe
A Borrowed Man: a brand new technology fiction novel from Gene Wolfe, the distinguished writer of the ebook of the recent sunlight series.
It may be 100 years sooner or later, our civilization is long past, and one other is in position in North the United States, however it keeps many commonly used issues and constructions. even if the inhabitants is now small, there's complex know-how, there are robots, and there are clones.
E. A. Smithe is a borrowed individual. he's a clone who lives on a third-tier shelf in a public library, and his character is an uploaded recording of a deceased secret author. Smithe is a section of estate, now not a criminal human.
A prosperous purchaser, Colette Coldbrook, takes him from the library simply because he's the surviving character of the writer of Murder on Mars. A actual reproduction of that booklet was once within the ownership of her murdered father, and it comprises a big mystery, the main to significant kinfolk wealth. it's misplaced, and Colette is terrified of the police. She borrows Smithe to assist her locate the ebook and to determine what the hot button is. after which the plot will get complicated.
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A Borrowed Man: A Novel by Gene Wolfe