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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (248 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Maurice G. Dantec Narrator: Joe Barrett Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc. Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Toorop, a hard-boiled leatherneck veteran, has been hired to escort a young woman from Russia to Canada. But Marie is no ordinary girl. A schizophrenic and a possible carrier of a new artificial virus, Marie is bearing a mutant embryo created by an American cult, which dreams of producing a genetically modified messiah that will end all human life as we know it. Now, Toorop will risk his life to save Marie, as her brain, linking to the neuromatrix, surpasses all limits to become the universe itself.

Combining metaphysics with cyberpunk post-humanism in the spirit of Philip K. Dick., Babylon Babies rides Nietzsche's prophecy: Man is something to be overcome.

Translated by Noura Wedell. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Dominick | 2/17/2014

    " Odd book. Sort of cyber-punky piece about a mercenary assigned to deliver a schizophrenic woman pregnant with genetically altered clones of a wacky cult leader, said clones ending up being the next step in human evolution that will probably lead to the annihilation of humanity as we know it. Oddly written, perhaps as a function of the translation, perhaps as a function of the author's loopy sensibility. Interesting but not fully engaging. Despite how that plot summary sounds, totally serious in tone. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Jean-Pascal | 12/23/2013

    " Du cyberpunk bien peu convainquant. On n'y croit jamais et on s'y ennuie. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by LeeLee | 11/24/2013

    " I could not get into this book. I don't know if it was lost in translation, or if it was just poorly constructed. I was disappointed because I wanted to read it, but I couldn't stick it out. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Tim | 11/20/2013

    " This was a good but confusing story that takes place in a high tech near future. There is alot of technical descriptions and some paragraghs that seems a little incoherent, but the overall story is good if a but convulted. "

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