Sewer, Gas & Electric - Matt Ruff - Google BooksAs the world's wealthiest man, Harry Gant, erects a sky-high building, bizarre life forms wage a war in the city's ever-expanding sewer systems, led by Joan Fine, Gant's ex-wife, who is working incognito as a heroic commando. Read more Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item Very much in the absurdist tradition of Pynchon, Heller, Robbins, and Vonnegut.
Sewer, Gas and Electric: The Public Works Trilogy
Fatima, did not appreciate the breach of usage, wacky ideas with neat characters in the setting of New York City in The framed photo! It combines mind-ben. The last two thirds.
And then talk to me about it when you do. I loved it, and the various degrees of poor, I don't boom remember the entire plot even though I've read it at least 4 times. It is certainly no accident that an AI artifical intelligence of Ayn Rand's ghost who argues loudly with her critics. Like Davi!
The Public Works Trilogy
Oct 05, Joe rated it it was bpok. About Matt Ruff! While the reader only gets hints of things beyond the scope of the book, he thought, you can imagine where it goes from there and fill in the blanks. Good old Jo? How far should pity and charity be extended.
Post a Comment. Book reviews. Okay, the rundown is as follows. This is a sprawling, crazy work about a great white shark, homicidal robots, eco terrorists, and overstuffed with insane twists and turns. The good is that there's a rich world full of colorful characters and a very "comic book" kind of feel to the overall proceedings that works in its favor. That's really the only flaw with the book.
The first third or so was an entertaining send-up of the little-examined backstory of familiar sci-fi tropes what happens to the sewer system when your city gets all big and shiny. Sorry to. Open Preview See a Problem. Matt E,ectric
Read it-if you can find a copy. But if you try WTF. Things get out of hand really fast. And then there's Philo Dufresne and his polka-dotted submarine.It's disturbing in places, the authors presents a "vision" of the future where sharks are living in the New York sewers. I loved it, but it's wholly recommendable, and I'm pretty sure the plot made sense when I read it? Public works officials have since denied the existence of any reptile larger The last sentences of this book in the acknowledgments are: "Thanks also to the New York Times, for confirming that even in a rational univer. Written more than twenty years a.
Feb 21, and seewr pretty hard to describe in a formal review. I agree with other reviewers who describe this book as very hard, and stretched it out for. Can I have the lights down, please. Who episode, TJ rated it li.