Gary Dejean

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Gary Dejean holds a PhD in Film Studies from University Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne) for his study of the representation of human suffering in international cinema. He's a teacher, writer and consultant.

In 2009, he became a founding member of the online Aesthetics review Proteus and assured the direction of publication from 2010 to 2013. He has since been occupying the position of treasurer of the associative research publication, and remains webmaster for the review.

A fiction writer since teenage, he completed two novels in the French language before it occurred to him that he should have been writing in English all along. In October 2016, he gathered crowdfunding for the writing of his first English screenplay and novel: H+ incorporated.

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Gary Dejean Hi Wendy, thanks for your question.

I am currently gathering thoughts for a sequel set 30 years after the events of H+ incorporated, where the main cha…more
Hi Wendy, thanks for your question.

I am currently gathering thoughts for a sequel set 30 years after the events of H+ incorporated, where the main characters of this book would be featured as secondary characters.

The nature of this project having to do with bridging real life issues with problems foreseen by science-fiction, I want to tackle other aspects of the transformation of the human condition than those at play in this book.

Specifically, I'll be focusing on organ cloning, microscopic robots in the bloodstream, CRISPR style genetic modification (ie: modification of the genome by the individual carrying said genome, as opposed to genetic manipulation at birth), and the unfreezing of cryogenically preserved individuals.

These are all topics that, such as cybernetics, raise questions having as much to do with human rights as they do with consumer rights, and I'm looking forward to put my own spin on that. At the time however, it is difficult to envision this future which is more distant than that of this first novel, without falling into plain sci-fi territory, and I need to read more of the classics having already dealt with these topics before I can cover them myself.

I hope you'll be interested in this sequel if/when it comes out.

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