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   Red Men, The, by Matthew De Abaitua  
 
  Novel, first publication in 2009
 
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      "Makes Michel Houellebecq seem like Enid Blyton."-Matt Thorne

    Nelson used to be a radical journalist, but now he works for Monad, one of the world's leading corporations. Monad makes the Red Men-tireless, intelligent, creative, and entirely virtual corporate workers-and it's looking to expand the program.

    Nelson finds himself at the helm of a grand project whose goals appear increasingly authoritarian and potentially catastrophic. As the boundaries between Redtown and the real world become ever more brittle, Nelson finds himself forced to choose sides: the corporation or the community, the real or the virtual.

     
     
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  • Artificial Reality - Virtual Reality
  • Mega corporations - Supranational capitalism

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