By Elaine Liner
Author Elaine Liner will pay tribute to George Orwell's prescience, with a little Ray Bradbury, Rod Serling and Paddy Chayefsky within the mixture of dystopian YA fiction and satire – with a twist you’ll by no means see coming.
In Jesus urban (formerly Washington, D.C.) all people lives and works lower than new legislation that make short of issues a criminal offense. starvation is a SinCrime. Romantic love, except your associate has been selected by means of The very best Church, is a SinCrime. now not taking Mana is a SinCrime. yet so is taking an excessive amount of Mana (and there are many humans taking greater than they're intended to). Expressing pleasure is a SinCrime except you're at a Church rally for President Rex Evangeline.
Until she chanced on her father’s hidden trove of outdated books, 21-year-old Waring Foster floated via existence puzzling over whilst her mom and dad may go back, if ever, and doing all the pieces one needed to don't to draw recognition from SinCops. it's a lonely approach to dwell. yet then she starts off to learn. She stocks her mystery library along with her merely buddy, Winton Nesmith. yet may still she belief him?
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2084: An American Parable by Elaine Liner