Metrophage: A Novel

Metrophage: A Novel

  • Publish Date: 2014-11-04
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Richard Kadrey
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New York Times bestselling author Richard Kadreys first novelthe cult classic dystopian cyberpunk talenow back in print after twenty years in a special signed, collectible edition.

Welcome to the near future: Los Angeles in the late 21st centurya segregated city of haves and have nots, where morality is dead and technology rules. Here, a small group of wealthy seclude themselves in gilded cages. Beyond their high security compounds, far from their pretty comforts, lies a lawless wasteland where the angry masses battle hunger, rampant disease, and their own despair to survive.

Jonny was born into this Hobbesian paradise. A street-wise hustler who deals drugs on the black marketnarcotics that heal the body and cool the mindhe looks out for nobody but himself. Until a terrifying plague sweeps through L.A., wreaking death and panic. And no one, not even a clever operator like Jonny, is safe.

His own life hanging in the balance, Jonny must risk everything to find the cureif there is one.

The book will include a Q & A with Cory Doctorow.

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