One. cool. story.
Take one look at old photographs and see just how fashion has changed over time: crazy clothes, goofy hairstyles, formal poses. Peer closely though: do the people themselves look any different? Maybe just a little? Hmmm. . .
Author Mike Lancaster has quite an imagination and has crafted a totally wild–but eerily believable–novel. The story begins with a disclaimer from the author about why the reader is holding a “book,”–clearly old technology, and contains the true story of Kyle Straker –once thought to be a legend–was discovered on a device called “audio tapes.” Footnotes abound throughout as the editor explain random words and ideas::”the Methodist church,” “cracking jokes,” and “Coldplay,” are a few.It’s pretty clear that the readers of the future have very little familiarity with our time. Just past page 40 readers find out why. . .
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