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Book Review: Walter Mosley’s Futureland

Book Review: Walter Mosley’s Futureland

Nine short stories of horrifying science fiction, of a future that simply continues the problems of today with more advanced science. Each story provides a different look at this future society, and it isn’t nice. It isn’t a world in which I want to live, where your birth or lack of employment condemns you to a life of nothing. Where the system is sucking out man’s ingenuity and spirit for the sake of production and profit. I received an advance copy from NetGalley and Grand Central Publishing for the purpose of an honest review. The stories tie loosely together with a few common characters that crop up here and there. There’s Akwande and his idealism and Tristan the First, Dominar of the Blue Zone, and his shared lack of compassion or humanity with Kismet. Folio Johnson is a far-seeing man — no pun intended — who has a sense of justice. Fera Jones, Pell, and Professor Jones have their ups and downs. And D’or of the China Diner who is one of the last remnants of our past is a common thread. This ARC was sent to me by NetGalley and Open Road Media for an honest review. The Stories […]

Posted July 7, 2015 by Kathy Davie in Book Reviews / 0 Comments