The Resource The departure : the owner, Book one, Neal Asher

The departure : the owner, Book one, Neal Asher

Label
The departure : the owner, Book one
Title
The departure
Title remainder
the owner
Title number
Book one
Statement of responsibility
Neal Asher
Title variation
Owner, book one
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Visible in the night sky, the Argus Station, its twin smelting plants like glowing eyes, looks down on nightmare Earth. From Argus, the Committee keep an oppressive control: citizens are watched by cams systems and political officers, it's a world inhabited by shepherds, reader guns, razor birds and the brutal Inspectorate with its white tiled cells and pain inducers. Soon the Committee will have the power to edit human minds, but not yet, as twelve billion human beings need to die before Earth can be stabilized, but by turning large portions of Earth into concentration camps this is achievable, especially when the Argus satellite laser network comes fully online
Member of
Summary
While the brutal and oppressive Committee demonstrates its unwavering control over Earth and Mars, Alan Saul, with the aid of an A.I. in his skull, devotes himself to getting revenge on the ruthless entity and its minions who tortured him
Storyline
Writing style
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10167095
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
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Asher, Neal L.
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The owner
Series volume
vol. 1
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  • Concentration camps
  • Earth (Planet)
  • Mars (Planet)
Target audience
adult
Label
The departure : the owner, Book one, Neal Asher
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9781597804479
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
SCIENCE FICTION
System control number
  • (OCoLC)811963258
  • ocn811963258
  • OCoLC
Label
The departure : the owner, Book one, Neal Asher
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9781597804479
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
SCIENCE FICTION
System control number
  • (OCoLC)811963258
  • ocn811963258
  • OCoLC

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