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Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 02/11/1998
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Talking fridges, human clone farms, flying shopping malls - we must be in the Michael Marshall Smith zone. A world all too close to our own...

Spares - human clones, the ultimate health insurance. An eye for an eye - but some people are doing all the taking.

Spares - the story of Jack Randall: burnt-out, dropped out, and way overdrawn at the luck bank. But as caretaker on a Spares Farm, he still has a choice, and it might make a difference...if he can run fast enough.

Spares - a breathless race through strange, disturbing territories in a world all too close to our own.

Spares - it's fiction. But only just...

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780006512677
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 220 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

`Comic, cruel, twisted and surreal'
EMPIRE

`Some books stretch the imagination. This one mugs it'
DAVID BADDIEL

`Tense, exciting and at times very, very funny... He's worth every penny'
TIME OUT

`Witty, hard-edged and coruscatingly imaginative... Compellingly off-kilter'
NEW SCIENTIST

`Spares blurs imaginative surrealism and hard-bitten horror with a storytelling skill that can only be described as pure genius'
VENUE

`A compulsively readable melding of hardboiled narrative and hardware invention'
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

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“Spares”

Although I loved the premise of this book I did find the actual story a little over exhuberent with more about Jack Randall and his various problems, dilemmas and issues than about the Spares themselves, who only make... More

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2nd January 2013
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