When an eight year-old boy is removed from his home in the middle of the night, he soon learns that he is the victim of an extraordinary political experiment. This story is a vision of the future, as well as being a satire and tale of love and metaphysical happenings.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing
My post-apocalyptic book club selection for this month. Not actually post-apocalyptic as dystopian, Thompson's novel posits a near-future England which has been divided into four sectors, based on the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - foolplustime - LibraryThing
I'm clearly in a bad mood this week for rating books - consider this 2.5 rather than 2. This is another book which had some really solid ideas behind it but which didn't quite have enough of a story ... Read full review