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Firing the Cathedral (Jerry Cornelius)

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In the 1960s Jerry Cornelius was the coolest assassin on the Ladbroke Grove block.

By the 1970s The Condition of Muzak had won the Guardian Fiction Prize and The Final Programme was a feature film starring Jon Finch, Jenny Runacre, Hugh Griffiths and Sterling Hayden.

In the 1980s the world's first cyberpunk continued to inspire a generation of writers including William Gibso
Hardcover, Special signed edition, 108 pages
Published August 31st 2002 by PS Publishing
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A grim John Brunner future rewritten as a Firbank farce. Off course Brunner’s futures are basically today but with domed cities and the war on drugs finally ceasing its screaming obsolescence and this book is accordingly about now and what is to come. Jerry Cornelius seems at home in the day and age of 24 news channels, encroaching ecological disaster, out of control corporatism, government gangsterism, and terrorism. The war on terror as a video game, the U.S invading the U.S., a disturbing vib ...more
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