Shadrach in the Furnace by Robert Silverberg epub pdf fb2Title: Shadrach in the Furnace
Author: Robert Silverberg
Publisher: Gollancz; New Ed edition (April 1, 1999)
Subcategory: Science Fiction
Size PDF: 1673 kb
Size Fb2: 1841 kb
Other Format: lrf mbr mobi rtf
Shadrach in the Furnace by Robert Silverberg
pdf epub fb2 djvu
- 1673 downloads at 24 mb/s
- 1841 downloads at 25 mb/s
- 1435 downloads at 19 mb/s
In the 21st century, a battered world is ruled by a crafty old tyrant, Genghis II Mao IV Khan. The Khan is 93 yers old, his life systems sustained by the skill of Mordecai Shadrach, a brilliant young surgeon whose chief function is to replace the Khan's worn-out organs. Within the vast tower-complex, the most advanced equipment is dedicated to three top-priority projects, each designed to keep the Khan immortal. Most sinister of these is Project Avatar, by which the Khan's mind and persona are to be transferred to a younger body.
Shadrach makes the unsettling discovery that it is his body that is to be used. His friends beg him to flee, but he refuses to panic. Instead, and with startling composure, he evolves a dangerous plan that could change the face of the earth or, if it backfires, mean the end of life.
Shadrach in the Furnace is at once a broad, sweeping novel and a harsh, abrasive, irreverent book about a life-and-death battle between two titans—one the epitome of evil, the other a paragon of idealism—in a society pushed to extremes.