Counting Heads: Book summary and reviews of Counting Heads by David Marusek

Counting Heads

by David Marusek

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Counting Heads by David Marusek
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Counting Heads is David Marusek's extraordinary launch as an SF novelist: The year is 2134, and the Information Age has given rise to the Boutique Economy in which mass production and mass consumption are rendered obsolete. Life extension therapies have increased the human lifespan by centuries. Loyal mentars (artificial intelligence) and robots do most of society's work. The Boutique Economy has made redundant ninety-nine percent of the world's fifteen billion human inhabitants. The world would be a much better place if they all simply went away.....Counting Heads arrives as a science fiction novel like a bolt of electricity, galvanizing readers with an entirely new vision of the future.

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'Starred Review. This extraordinary debut novel puts Marusek in the first rank of SF writers.' - PW.

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David Marusek Author Biography

David Marusek spins his quirky science fiction tales by the glow of the Northern Lights in Fairbanks, Alaska. He is the author of several short stories and novels.

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