Journals of the Plague Years e-book
by Norman Spinrad
Norman Richard Spinrad (born September 15, 1940) is an American . Journals of the Plague Years (1995). Greenhouse Summer (1999). He Walked Among Us (2003).
Norman Richard Spinrad (born September 15, 1940) is an American science fiction author, essayist, and critic Contents. Each of his books are unique, and explore avenues of thought and speculation few others have traveled. Sex and power are usually his primary themes". ng drugs often feature prominently in his stories.
In many ways Norman Spinrad's "Journals of the Plague Years" is the most frightening story in this collection-thanks to our public health officials' neglect of the most dangerous disease since the Bubonic Plague. At least the medieval city fathers faced with the Black Death had the excuse of ignorance of disease and germ theory.
Norman Spinrad is the author of over twenty novels, including the acclaimed BUG JACK BARRON. He is a multiple nominee for both the Hugo and Nebula Awards for science fiction achievement, an American Book Award Nominee writer, and winner of the Prix Apollo.
It is a science fiction dystopian novella about a sexually transmitted plague. Think AIDS, but more devastating to society. Some of the dystopian fiction I've read seems somewhat hackneyed.
Norman Spinrad (1940 - )Norman Richard Spinrad was born in New York City in 1940. He began publishing science fiction in 1963 and has been an important, if sometimes controversial, figure in the genre ever since. He was a regular contributor to New Worlds magazine and, ironically, the cause of its banning by W H Smith, which objected to the violence and profanity in his serialised novel Bug Jack Barron. Spinrad's work has never shied away from the confrontational, be it casting Hitler as a spiteful pulp novelist or satirising the Church of Scientology.
The Plague's origins were mysterious, but its consequences were all too obvious: quarantined cities, safe-sex machines, Sex Police, the outlawing of old-fashioned love. Books related to Journals of the Plague Years.
Norman Richard Spinrad was born in New York City in 1940.
Sex means death when a virus originating in Africa is unleashed on the world for twenty terrible years, until a cure is finally found.
Select Format: Paperback. Sex means death when a virus originating in Africa is unleashed on the world for twenty terrible years, until a cure is finally found. ISBN13: 9780553373998. Release Date: August 1995.
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