Let me just say, this book is hardly sc-fi. It is something else. Something wonderful.
Like Vonnegut, Herk pokes fun at the very genre within which he writes. THe future scenarios are completely unbelievable. The "science" is anything but scientific.
THough none of that matters as it is clear that this is the author's intent. And he succeeds in creating a funny and thoughtful world where anything can happen, including clandestine meetings of rich peop...more
This novel (read by me in the original language, being Dutch), has its basis in a unique concept of our times, saving as much time as possible. You better read the novel to know what to do with your saved time...
As far as I know this is the one and only Science Fiction novel by Paul van Herck. Brilliant in its idea, but perhaps it did drain the author of other ideas on this topic.
Recomended for lovers of somewhat outlier kind of "classic" Sciance Fiction