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Free download Bugs author John Sladek 105 E as banheiras à cibernética num mundo onde até os restaurantes são desmantelados enuanto ele come um mundo onde as pessoas ou tentam assassiná lo ou lhe dão dinheiro sem ele saber poruê ou para uê e onde até os robots concedem entrevistas às ocultasBugs é uma obra invulgar hilariante e assustadora uma obra ue só John Sladek podia concebe This was one of the oddest books I ever read even so than The Man Who Was Thursday I m not even sure if the plot is all over the place or if this book has no plot at all The way I read it this book to me is above all a satire of modern society There were some things that really made me smile due to how true they are even after all the years since the book has been published Though the focus is on the lunacies of american society in particular I think many of these lunacies can be increasingly found in almost any so called modern country unfortunately Don t look for much depth in the characters either they seem to be like caricatures than real people and given the tone of the book I really believe it was intended as suchI don t know what to think of this book overall not the story nor the ending hence I don t have a clue to who I d recommend it to People who d like a truly unpredictable book perhaps Maybe someday I ll reread it and come to understand it better or maybe there s nothing to understand here Wild Storm years since the book has been published Though the focus is on the lunacies of american society in particular I think many of these lunacies can be increasingly found in almost any so called modern country unfortunately Don t look for much depth in the characters either they seem to be like caricatures than real people and given the tone of the book I really believe it was intended as suchI don t know what to think of this book overall not the story nor the ending hence I don t have a clue to who I d recommend it to People who d like a truly unpredictable book perhaps Maybe someday I ll reread it and come to understand it better or maybe there s nothing to understand here

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Free download Bugs author John Sladek 105 TecnologiaFred Jones é um escritor de bolsos vazios ue vai para o outro lado do Atlântico na ânsia de os encher Em vez do ue esperava encontra um mundo em ue tudo está à venda Em Las Vegas encontra um assassino; em Nova Iorue é preso por assassínio; no Minnesota dá consigo a construir um robot para o Exército Tudo muda sob os seus olhos desd Certainly not Sladek s strongest work but a highly amusing diversion nonetheless

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Free download Bugs author John Sladek 105 Cover artist A PedroJohn Sladek o célebre autor de The Muller Fokker Effect foi um dos inovadores da ficção científica uma das principais figuras do movimento New Wave e da revista New Worlds e é um dos mais traduzidos Bugs é uma das suas obras mais recentes e mais plenas da sua fina ironia a história de um inglês perdido na América da alta Sladek was one of those writers who contributed to the New Wave of Science Fiction in the 1960s His SF always had a kind of sideways slant not as bonkers as R A Lafferty but not conventional in any wayThis novel has a Science Fictional premise in that it postulates the creation of a thinking robot but is designed as a satire on the contemporary corporate culture of the 1980s and of USian manners usages Tea tier tgo for To eat here or to go and sexual s It also rather spectacularly blows out of the water Gene Wolfe s first rule of writing never name a character Fred Said Fred is Manfred Jones an English writer who has come to New York at the behest of his agent only to find that the project he had been lured with does not exist His wife Susan is disgusted by their cockroach infested rooms and soon flies back home Fred applies for a job as a technical writer at VIMNUT Industries in Minneapolis He is mistaken for someone else and taken on as a software engineer and the misapprehensions go on from thereHe is rescued from a cloud of gnats by a Soviet spy calling herself K K who of course speaks with v replacing w omits words like a the and the odd it and says darlink rather than darling and tries to recruit him Various organisations offer him money over the phone he is investigated by the IRS even though his pay check from VIMNUT which becomes Cyberk Corporation before he even joins then later VEXXO only one of a string of companies in the book constantly being renamed while Fred s British accent also leads to him continually being asked Why don t you Brits bugger off out of Ireland The whole is interspersed with background news items most with ludicrously named reporters such as Aramis Whiteflow and Porthos Floog on the killer targetting the Little Dorrit Restaurant chain There is too an ongoing set of presidential sanity hearings If only I hear you say There are embedded uotes from Bookends era Paul Simon songs and explicit references to Mary Shelley s Frankenstein whose fate the robot fears especially after it is kidnapped and blamed for a death that took place during the incident Bugs is entertaining and clever a perfect light read for lockdown or any other time but sensitive souls should note there is a character described as a Negro who at one point says to a receptionist all you gotta do is put it in your ad No niggers need apply