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The definitive new edition of Weinstein's PARADISE GARDENS is illustrated with significant new material. This Orwellian speculative fiction set in a near future world where the Federal government has dissolved amid ecological breakdown. In the 2250s, Nate Greenfield, real estate visionary, with the help of P.R. maven Madge Chilton, sells corporate business on his "eden und ...more
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Published April 20th 2017 by Pelekinesis Publishing Group (first published May 1st 2014)
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Carla
Upton Sinclair meets Philip Dick in Susan Weinstein's dark, dystopian novel, which is illustrated by the author. In it, a quasi-messianic real estate mogul creates an underground "paradise" from which to escape an ecologically damaged world. There's not much joy here-- predictably, even sex is sanitized (but it's still around) and life is organized through a database. The novel spans centuries, shifting back and forth; as characters appear and re-appear, no happier or wiser than when we last met ...more
Victoria Brinius
Dec 21, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I just finished reading "Paradise Gardens" and it was an interesting story. I liked the story line and the characters are strong. This is the second book I have read by this author and I liked it as well. There was a lot going on in this book, like the cover. The author did a great job of creating a world to escape to. I give this book a 4/5. I was given this book for the purpose of a review and all opinions are my own.
Susan Weinstein
Nov 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
This new edition is not a reprint but a definitive edition with an updated text, 11 illustrations by the author, a preface, reader's guide and other significant changes. So if thinking of buying do consider this vastly improved Nre Edition from the publisher at www.pelekinesis.com.
Tabitha Ormiston-Smith
A depressingly plausible vision of centuries to come, Paradise Gardens depicts a world where government has given up, ceding control to corporations. Services and commodities are available only to the wealthy, and the lives of the poor are nasty, brutish and short. It is a kind of idealised version of Trump’s America, and is one of the nastiest dystopian societies I have seen. Other reviewers have described the book as Orwellian, but I thought it had more resonance with Huxley’s Brave New World ...more
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