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The Gone-Away World
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SOLVED: Adult Fiction > SOLVED. Adult scifi, published in last ~8 years. World is "dissolving" in places, protag works for company that fights the spread of this problem. [s]

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Jim Marshall | 2 comments Hi,
The book I'm thinking of took place in a future, science-fiction version of Earth where some calamity has happened such that many parts of the planet are dissolving into a strange state of unreality. The main character in the book works for a company that is engaged (if I remember right) by a corporation that more or less controls the planet to go around reining in this destructive process in especially critical places.

There's a major plot twist whereby (view spoiler)


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Banjomike | 125 comments Jim wrote: "Hi, The book I'm thinking of took place in a future, science-fiction version of Earth where some calamity has happened such that many parts of the planet are dissolving into a strange state of unreality. "

That could be a description of The Inverted World by Christopher Priest.
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

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Ficie | 65 comments This reminds me of something... could it be The Gone-Away World?


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Jim Marshall | 2 comments Ficie wrote: "This reminds me of something... could it be The Gone-Away World?"

That's it! Thanks so much!

Thank you, too, Banjomike. I will have to check that one out!


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Ficie | 65 comments You are welcome, Jim!
I have also added Priest's book to my to-read list, thanks Banjomike!


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