The Resource The abolition of species, (ebook)

The abolition of species, (ebook)

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The abolition of species
Title
The abolition of species
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eng
Summary
The world as we know it is over. Man's reign on earth has come to an end, and the reign of the animals has begun. The indifferently wise Cyrus Golden the Lion rules the three-city state that is now what remains of Europe. Yet, other forces stir while the king of beasts sleeps--the last struggling human resistance, the Atlanteans with their mysterious undersea plans; the factions of Badger, Fox and Lynx within the empire itself; and, in the jungles across the ocean, a ceramic form of postbiological life. Welcome to the setting of Dietmar Dath's futuristic novel, The Abolition of Species, presenting an imaginative and highly original take on the decline and rebirth of civilization. Cyrus the Lion sends the wolf Dmitri Stepanovich on a diplomatic mission, and in the course of his journey he discovers truths about natural history, war, and politics for which he was unprepared. The subsequent war that breaks out in The Abolition of Species will come to span three planets and thousands of years--encompassing treachery and massacres, music and mathematics, savagery and decadence, as well as the terraformation of Mars and Venus and the manipulation of time itself. By turns grandiose, horrific, erotic, scathing, and visionary, The Abolition of Species is a tale of love and war after the fall of man and an epic meditation on the theory of evolution unlike any other. One of Germany's most celebrated contemporary writers, Dath has distinguished himself through works that deftly combine popular culture--particularly music--with left-wing politics and the fantastic. The Abolition of Species embodies the best of what Dath is known for and will cement his reputation among English readers excited to discover one of the freshest voices in contemporary literature
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Midwest
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1970-
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Dath, Dietmar
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[E]
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fiction
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  • Evolution
  • Animals
  • Genetic engineering
  • Artificial intelligence
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adult
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The abolition of species, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780998777016
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12121289
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remote
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12121289
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MWT12121289
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The abolition of species, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780998777016
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12121289
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12121289
System control number
MWT12121289
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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