Quote: Nylon Angel, “…I’m Not Planning On Dying Yet.”


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“All right, Mei. But I’m not planning on dying yet. So don’t get any ideas about helping things along. Or you might find yourself closer to the spirits than you figured.”

Marianne De Pierres
Nylon Angel

 
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Review: Nylon Angel By Marianne De Pierres


THE WEIRD CYBERPUNK MISADVENTURE OF A KICK-ASS HEROINE

Bizarre shenanigans ensue in a future where the media don’t just report the news; they orchestrate it. It’s good for ratings.

 

Book CoverNylon Angel
(Parrish Plessis Trilogy, Book 1)

Marianne De Pierres

Genre: Science Fiction, Cyberpunk
Publisher: Orbit
Format: Paperback, 336 Pages
Date: 15th January 2004

ISBN-10: 1841492531
ISBN-13: 978-1841492537

 
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At its core, the first book of the Parrish Plessis trilogy is a cyberpunk thriller (at least it starts out that way) set in a near future, dystopian Australia. A setting which is not ruled by a militaristic totalitarian regime, or even a capricious, amoral mega-corporation, but by an all-pervasive and powerful media. Not content with just reporting the news, these media organisations have taken to creating, shaping and controlling the people’s everyday reality; it’s good for ratings.

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