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Acts Of Destruction
 
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Mat Coward
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Published (first published July 13th 2012)
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Richard Blake
Sep 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Acts of Destruction is a semi-humorous crime novel set about twenty years into the future. Its underlying premise is that shortages of oil and other raw materials put an end, after about 2010, to the global economic order as we presently know it. The United States collapses into a predictable mix of centralised fascism and armed separatism. The European Union avoids the full horrors of America, but turns inward and becomes more overtly authoritarian and state capitalist. The British response, ho ...more
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May 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Acts of Destruction is a semi-humorous crime novel set about twenty years into the future. Its underlying premise is that shortages of oil and other raw materials put an end, after about 2010, to the global economic order as we presently know it. The United States collapses into a predictable mix of centralised fascism and armed separatism. The European Union avoids the full horrors of America, but turns inward and becomes more overtly authoritarian and state capitalist. The British response, ho ...more
Barry
Nov 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
Very entertaining (and funny) police procedural set in a post-oil post-capitalist Britain.
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