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The Jagged Orbit by John Brunner
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Dec 26, 08

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bookshelves: science-fiction, too-sexy-for-maiden-aunts
Read in January, 1983

A reasonably good near-future dystopia, where racial violence, stoked by unscrupulous weapons manufacturers, is gradually causing society to come apart at the seams. Some of the ideas are nice, but it is starting to feel rather dated, and the ending is an unsatisfying deus ex machina. If you want to read one of his books, I recommend Stand on Zanzibar, which is similar but better done.
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message 3: by Jessica (new)

Jessica Manny, I'm intrigued by the title. Would you tell me more about it? Thanks.


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message 1: by Jessica (new)

Jessica Thanks, Manny. I think I'll try the Stand on Zanzibar. Jess

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