By Richard Kadrey
New York Times bestselling writer Richard Kadrey’s first novel—the cult vintage dystopian cyberpunk tale—now again in print after two decades in a different signed, collectible edition.
Welcome to the close to destiny: l. a. within the past due twenty first century—a segregated urban of haves and feature nots, the place morality is lifeless and know-how principles. right here, a small crew of rich seclude themselves in gilded cages. past their excessive defense compounds, faraway from their beautiful comforts, lies a lawless desolate tract the place the indignant plenty conflict starvation, rampant affliction, and their very own depression to survive.
Jonny was once born into this Hobbesian paradise. A street-wise hustler who bargains medications at the black market—narcotics that heal the physique and funky the mind—he seems to be out for not anyone yet himself. until eventually a terrifying plague sweeps via L.A., wreaking dying and panic. And nobody, now not even a shrewdpermanent operator like Jonny, is safe.
His personal existence striking within the stability, Jonny needs to chance every thing to discover the cure—if there's one.
The booklet will contain a Q & A with Cory Doctorow.