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2.5  ·  Rating details ·  4 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Paperback, 160 pages
Published November 1st 1988 by Penguin Books (first published 1987)
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Mar 20, 2007 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Not an avid fiction reader, but having known the work of Arthur Versluis (mostly non-fiction),
I decided to have a go at his early novel, “Telos”.
The back drop is somewhat a cross between Huxley, Orwell, and “Running Man”; but, Versluis has other intentions.
Although his characters are somewhat ill defined/developed, we have to forgive him, as the novel was written when he was 28, and just embarking on his literary career.
The overall plot is, therefore his strong point. Versluis’ objective is to
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