The Penultimate Truth

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THE LONGEST LIE

World War III is raging - or so the millions of people crammed in their underground tanks believe. For fiteen years, subterranean humanity has been fed on daily broadcasts of a never-ending nuclear destruction, sustained by a beli

World War III is raging - or so the millions of people crammed in their underground tanks believe. For fiteen years, subterranean humanity has been fed on daily broadcasts of a never-ending nuclear destruction, sustained by a belief in the all powerful Protector.

But up on Earth's surface, a different kind of reality reigns. East and West are at peace. Across the planet, an elite corps of expert hoaxers live invast private demesnes - repayment for their services in preserving the great lie.Until, one day, a tanker emerges and discovers the path to the most sinister truth of all... ...Continua

Ha scritto il 31/07/13
Nice, but...
Highly reminescent of Orwell's "1984", this dystopian SF novel is very well written and focuses on mediatic manipulation. The last 50 pages or so are gripping and I had to read them without interruption. However, time travel screws everything up, cre ...Continua
Ha scritto il 03/06/10
I liked this book a lot. Post-apocalyptic society where most of humanity is living in bunkers below the earth, while the elite are turning the above world into parks. The people below haven't been told that the war is over and think they are manufact ...Continua
Ha scritto il 20/05/08
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