By Norman Spinrad
Lover and hero Jack Barron, the sold-out media god of the computer virus Jack Barron convey, has one final probability to hit it mammoth while he meets Benedict Howards, the power-mad guy with the key to immortality.
With over 100 million audience, Jack Barron is a media superstar of the top celebrity—think Jerry Springer crossed with Ted Koppel—and his call-in speak express is the fitting platform for reform. yet each guy has his expense, and while a cryogenics millionaire makes Jack a proposal he cannot refuse—immortality—anything can take place. malicious program Jack Barron, Norman Spinrad’s fourth novel, used to be first released in 1969, and is usually said to be the ebook that tested Spinrad’s incredible kind and made his identify. Its exploration of the undying and universally correct topic of huge company corrupting democratic procedure, sticks out now as an unforgettable and bitingly satirical paintings of mind's eye that is still as correct as ever to today’s tv and media obsessed culture.
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