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Music or Death (Broadcast Trilogy, #1)

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London in the near future. Music has been outlawed in all its forms as part of anti-terrorism measures. The people have been emptied of emotion and are kept in line by The Anthem, a soulless mockery of music that hooks society like a drug. The people are addicted to government control.

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Chris Everheart
Sep 12, 2012 rated it really liked it
Wow - a fast-paced book with an authentic voice and a fun (if dark) theme. In a near-future London where music has been outlawed throughout the nation, young Cain is sucked into an underworld of radicals who want to bring music back to the populace. The general public - the "Greyfaces" - wander through their daily lives, barely aware that there ever was music, or much of anything else. But it's a bargain they made to eliminate violence - along with the music - from their society. They are all ad ...more
Shona Booky Ramblings of a Neurotic Mom
Can you imagine a world without Music? Can you imagine what that would do to people? David Owen describes this wonderfully.
This was so different to books I would normally read, but totally worth it. Interesting peek in to what might/could be. Refreshing to have a book written where the lead character speaks in a similar manner as today's youth.
I look forward to the second installment in the Trilogy

Would recommend to a friend.
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David Owen was born in Zimbabwe in 1956 and grew up in Malawi and Swaziland. He completed his education in South Africa and then spent some years working in London. He migrated to Australia in 1986. A past editor of Island magazine, he writes fiction and nonfiction. He is now settled in Tasmania.
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