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The Final Circle of Paradise

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Ivan Zhilin, posing as a writer, visits a seaside resort city to investigate a series of mysterious deaths. Zhilin's role as an undercover agent becomes apparent to the reader only gradually, and is not brought into the open until the final chapters of the novel. While being given a tour of the city, a tourism official tells Zhilin that he will get no work done, as he will be distracted by the "twelve circles of paradise" found in the city. These include the Fishers, which provide thrill seekers with situations of extreme and potentially fatal terror, the Shivers, which electronically induce pleasurable dreams to large crowds of people, and the Society of Patrons of Arts, who procure priceless works of art and ritualistically destroy them. The culture of this city has become utterly decadent, the product of an age of universal affluence. The ultimate expression of the decadence of Earth culture is the mysterious "Slug" which is apparently responsible for the... More > deaths that Zhilin is investigating...< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781365411939
Published
September 21, 2016
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
216.46 KB

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Printable? Yes
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