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Genspejlet

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Simone Maga Helled, datter af den berømte bevidsthedsbiolog Just Heled, skriver historien om sin far, hans forskning og hans store kærlighed, den nu afdøde Helena. Efter dødsfaldet er faderen ved at gå til i druk, men han fristes tilbage til forskningen af den dæmoniske kollega, Krystofiles. Til gengæld får han løfte om at gense den, han tror er Helena, men som viser sig a ...more
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Dec 26, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Christina by: Bought it for my mother, borrowed it after she had read it and l
A deeply interesting, troubling and disturbing dystopic tale of a book.

The story is told by Simone, daughter of Just Helled, a famous biologist with consciousness as his specialty. After Just's wife, Helena, dies, Just gives up on everything and starts drinking. But his college persuades him to come back to work - after showing him four genetic copies of Just's late wife. The four clones are at different stages of their lives - but they are all easily recognizable as Helena - or at least how she
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Francesco
Argh. Che faticata. Finire la lettura è stata un'impresa. Una buona idea di fondo con personaggi piuttosto ben tratteggiati, che si perde in una mescola di speculazioni filosofiche e psicologiche (più o meno esistenzialiste, tipicamente nordiche, e comunque molto poco condivisibili dal mio punto di vista) e in una ridda di fantaipotesi sulla genetica che ridurrebbero l'essere umano esclusivamente alla predeterminazione data dal DNA. Fra le tante cose descritte con freddezza glaciale, l'incrocio ...more
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Svend Åge Madsen is a Danish novelist. He studied mathematics before he began writing fiction. His novels are generally philosophical and humorous.
Madsen's writing style and philosophy have placed him amongst the most distinguished and widely-read authors in Denmark today. His novels reflect the grave problems faced by the modern civilisation, and the interplay between quasi-realism and complete
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