By Anthony Burgess
Creative, chilling and darkly comedian, 1985 combines a devastating critique of Orwell's 1984 with a terrifying imaginative and prescient of the longer term. As memorable as A Clockwork Orange, it really is as strong and unsettling as whatever Burgess has written. First released in 1978, its concepts and ideas nonetheless carry especially true this day.
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How about you tell me what happened in the world yesterday? What book did you buy and enjoy three years ago? ” Sai said nothing. “You see? Without Tilly, you can’t do your job, you can’t remember your life, you can’t even call your mother. We are now a race of cyborgs. We long ago began to spread our minds into the electronic realm, and it is no longer possible to squeeze all of ourselves back into our brains. The electronic copies of yourselves 506 • Ken liu that you wanted to destroy are, in a literal sense, actually you.
1985 by Anthony Burgess