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The Postmortal (Drew Magary)

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It is simple, I looooved this book.
From the addictive green cover and clean artwork till the last page.
RawBlurb Suggested read.
This book does deserve a reblurb however.. The original was found very very lacking. In fact, had it not been for my love of the cover, I may never have given this book a shot. I often find that it is in the favor of the author to foster "judging a book by it's cover".
You think that the current debates over pro-life and pro-choice are lively? Well have you heard about The Cure? This is going to knock the world on it's ear. The pro/pro debate is gonna be irrelevant. It might even take a turn and become a pro-abortion vs "what's the other choice again?" conversation.
The Cure, what is it exactly? No, not the British goth/pop/rock band. The Cure resolves the ultimate disease, OLD AGE. Sure it is illegal, you need to back alley it, you have to pass cash under the table and use a secret knock.
Is it worth is? I heard it is expensive, dangerous, and that you can still die? Well sh*t, what do you want, a garauntee? It it doesn't fix cancer, or heart disease.. You can still take a bullet to the head.. But if you are willing to put in a little work, you will never have to give those spoiled children of yours a penny of your hard earned money.. Write them out of your will and out live them all. Get tired of it in 300 years, end it all in your own terms.
The Cure gives you the power of gene therapy focused to the ultimate task, perpetual cell regeneration. The age you are today, locked in for ever and ever, Amen.
Mortality is history.
Immortality is mythology.
Postmortal is now.
Publisher Summary:
John Farrell is about to get "The Cure."
Old age can never kill him now.
The only problem is, everything else still can . . .
Imagine a near future where a cure for aging is discovered and-after much political and moral debate-made available to people worldwide. Immortality, however, comes with its own unique problems-including evil green people, government euthanasia programs, a disturbing new religious cult, and other horrors.
Pages: 384
Publisher: Penguin Books (2011)


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