By Richard Kadrey
New York Times bestselling writer Richard Kadrey’s first novel—the cult vintage dystopian cyberpunk tale—now again in print after two decades in a unique signed, collectible edition.
Welcome to the close to destiny: l. a. within the past due twenty first century—a segregated urban of haves and feature nots, the place morality is useless and know-how ideas. the following, a small staff of rich seclude themselves in gilded cages. past their excessive defense compounds, faraway from their lovely comforts, lies a lawless barren region the place the offended lots conflict starvation, rampant affliction, and their very own melancholy to survive.
Jonny was once born into this Hobbesian paradise. A street-wise hustler who offers medicinal drugs at the black market—narcotics that heal the physique and funky the mind—he appears out for not anyone yet himself. till a terrifying plague sweeps via L.A., wreaking dying and panic. And not anyone, now not even a smart operator like Jonny, is safe.
His personal existence putting within the stability, Jonny needs to probability every thing to discover the cure—if there's one.
The booklet will contain a Q & A with Cory Doctorow.