The Breakthrough - Penguin Modern (Paperback)Daphne du Maurier (author)
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Dispatch the maimed, the old, the weak, destroy the very world itself, for what is the point of life if the promise of fulfilment lies elsewhere?
On the windswept coast of rural Suffolk, a deranged scientist attempts to extract the essence of life itself.
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Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 48 g
Dimensions: 160 x 112 x 5 mm
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It kept me engaged throughout. It also made me question the use of technology in modern times and whether it is possible to capture and store life in it's dying moments.
An interesting short story. It was written in 1966 so some of the terms used are not acceptable now but you have to remember that the language used was accepted at the time. It's well written and a good story... More
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