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   Glimmering, by Elizabeth Hand  
 
  Novel, first publication in March 1997 , latest edition in March 1998
 
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      In 1999 the world has gone to hell: global warming, AIDS, urban decay, environmental disasters, and, above it all, the Glimmering. The Glimmering is an accident of modern society, a phenomenon that is destroying the ozone layer and killing the earth. In these last days, Jack Finnegan, suffering from AIDS, has come home to his family's decaying Manhattan mansion to die. He will meet Trip Marlowe, a rock star hooked on the hallucinogenic IZE, and unknowingly play out a bizarre drama scripted by his former lover, the "sociocultural pathologist" Leonard Thrope. You won't be able to put down this engrossing tale.

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  • Agricultural - Ecological - Population Disasters
  • Drugs - Narcotics - Addiction - Psychoactive Substances
  • Mega corporations - Supranational capitalism

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