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A reagan arthur book. Newyork boston london. Nick thought to himself-And it’s also because I’m the only person who can, under the flash, relive every conversation with the witnesses and suspects and other detectives involved. Under flashback, I can reread the Murder Book that was lost with the files.
He will not be considered when it comes time for us daimyos to select our first Shogun in a hundred and sixty years. The weak remnants of America are currently serving their role in preparation for the coming struggle. You wanted the rest of us tranquilized, and we paid one new-buck dollar a flashback minute to accommodate you. Our leaders turned away from the future decades ago-abandoning faith in the free market system, abandoning our worldwide responsibilities, hell, even abandoning our manned spaceflight program-and the rest of us turned the rest of the way from the future when we decided to go back to the past by using flashback.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. America, 2036: a wasteland in economic ruin. Terrorism and ultra-violence plague a once powerful society. The United States is near total collapse. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. But 87% of the population doesn't care: they're addicted to flashback.
Dan Simmons’s Flashback is an abundantly entertaining, often outrageous right-wing fantasy about a weak, broken United States 20-odd years from now. The country is ruled over by the Japanese, lives in fear of the Islamic Global Caliphate, and its citizens mostly spend their time stoned on . . The country is ruled over by the Japanese, lives in fear of the Islamic Global Caliphate, and its citizens mostly spend their time stoned on a drug called flashback that lets them escape to a better past. Some of the events that have occurred between now and the early 2030s can be summed up thusly: .
The United States is near total collapse. But 87% of the population doesn’t care: they’re addicted to flashback, a drug that allows its users to re-experience the best moments of their lives. After ex-detective Nick Bottom’s wife died in a car accident, he went under the flash to be with her; he’s lost his job, his teenage son, and his livelihood as a result. Nick may be a lost soul but he’s still a good cop, so he is hired to investigate the murder of a top governmental advisor’s son.
Didn't think I'd like this one but I was hooked from page 1! A futuristic thriller in which Flashback is an addictive drug used to revisit scenes from the past. Set in 2036, it is a stunning portrayal of America, post economic downfall, taken over by the Japanese and in a state of violence and terrorism. Find similar books Profile. In the meantime, if you know any books with non-binary main characters you think we should include, please let us know. Success against the odds.
Dan Simmons won the World Fantasy Award for his novel Song of Kali. Notable books include the Hyperion series (four science fiction novels) (Hyperion, The Fall of Hyperion, Endymion,and The Rise of Endymion) and more recently Illium and Olympos. In 1995, Dan's alma mater, Wabash College, awarded him an honorary doctorate for his contributions in education. Other books by Dan Simmons at BookBrowse. Membership Advantages. Beyond the Book" backstories.