DESOLATION ROAD

16 Jul

I’ve been stalking the streets of Desolation Road. But only a page here; a page there, mind you. I’m right in the middle of another book so I’m forcing myself not to get too attached to this one. Although what I’ve tasted thus far, is very good. I’ve already found a connection with Dr. Alimantando, the main protagonist of the tale. Too bad too, because the sublime is very captivating, and if I let it, I could easily be consumed.

Actually Desolation Road is not a road at all. It’s a small and dusty town sired, quite by happenstance, on the futuristic planet of Mars. Theoretically uninhabitable, but for some oddity, Desolation Road is attracting a plethora of misfits………

I will be returning there myself after my present (reading) journey finds it’s end.

Science Fiction Fantasy
Published by Pyr
365 pages
original publication: 1988

[Exquisite] Cover Art by Stephan Martinier
British Science Fiction Association award for Best Artwork 2009

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