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Speculative September – Michael Pryor – Ten Futures

This is a collection of 10 short stories, featuring the same two characters (Sam and Tara) in 10 future time zones/dystopias.  The first story ‘2100’ was very reminiscent of the Bicentennial Man movie and even Sci Fi classics like ‘The fun they had’ (Isaac Asimov) and ‘There will come soft rains’ (Ray Bradbury). Indeed, Pryor … Continue reading

Speculative September – Brian Falkner

As part of Action and Adventure August I read Brian Falkner’s Brainjack which because of its future and computers- take- over –the- world focus would also fit quite nicely into this month’s reading.  So I thought I would explore more of Falkner’s work for this month.  I had mixed success. The Tomorrow Code is widely … Continue reading

Action and Adventure August -Brian Falkner Brainjack

I chose to read this book as part of Action and Adventure August but it is a really good link to Speculative September.  NZ author Brian Falkner has written a thought provoking and action packed story about what might happen if we let computers/the internet link to our brains.  He also makes a comment on … Continue reading

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