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The Resource Barricade, by Jon Wallace

Barricade, by Jon Wallace

Label
Barricade
Title
Barricade
Statement of responsibility
by Jon Wallace
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kenstibec was genetically engineered to build a new world, but the apocalypse forced a career change. These days he drives a taxi instead. A fast-paced, droll and disturbing novel, BARRICADE is a savage road trip across the dystopian landscape of post-apocalypse Britain; narrated by the cold-blooded yet magnetic antihero, Kenstibec. Kenstibec is a member of the 'Ficial' race, a breed of merciless super-humans. Their war on humanity has left Britain a wasteland, where Ficials hide in barricaded cities, besieged by tribes of human survivors. Originally optimised for construction, Kenstibec earns his keep as a taxi driver, running any Ficial who will pay from one surrounded city to another. The trips are always eventful, but this will be his toughest yet. His fare is a narcissistic journalist who's touchy about her luggage. His human guide is constantly plotting to kill him. And that's just the start of his troubles. On his journey he encounters ten-foot killer rats, a mutant king with a TV fixation, a drug-crazed army, and even the creator of the Ficial race. He also finds time to uncover a terrible plot to destroy his species for good - and humanity too
Member of
Summary
A kinetic, violent and hugely intelligent SF road thriller - a desperate journey through a ruined future world
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10575721
Cataloging source
NOV
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Wallace, Jon
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Kenstibec novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • End of the world
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Taxicab drivers
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Barricade, by Jon Wallace
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000053190183
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
249 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780575117945
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Label
Barricade, by Jon Wallace
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000053190183
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
249 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780575117945
Isbn Type
(paperback)

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