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Artifice

Overview


Dark science fiction.
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Description


Dark science fiction. 1979. The Soviets occupy Afghanistan. Silence denies the truth. Surmised by Prof. Semenov seconded to the GRU on the trail of an alien artefact. With a hidden agenda. Bizarre murders in outback Australia. Occult manifestations in ancient Varanasi. Portents in Buddhist monastaries. An alien ingress stirring. One the Soviets seek to control. Operating through the enigmatic Countess in West Berlin who has her own agenda. As have the mujahedin. From outback Australia, through Nepal, India, Pakistan, Afghanistann, to West Berlin & Moscow agents of influence leave death in their wake to secure the prize. Unaware the powers behind it are intent on sabotaging the destiny of the human race.
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Born Berlin 1951. Parents emigrated to Australia '61. Flunked High School. Various labouring jobs in both Port Kembla Steelworks, then Sydney, return to Wollongong. Travelled through Asia from Kathmandu to Berlin in '73. Back to Wollongong. Obtained a BA in '78 majoring in sociology and instantly unemployable. Moved to Sydney. Worked for a telco, then warehouse manager with clothing designer. Made redundant and needed a job quickly ending up driving buses. Got married. Moved to the country. Got bored. Back to Sydney back to the buses. Wrote first novel `Resonance'. Self published which sold. Got divorced. Moved to the country. Then to Newcastle and wrote the second novel which will come out later this year. Reworked `Resonance' into `Artifice'. Play keyboards and can fake around 60 songs. Part time painter. Into goth music! plus the rest. Prefer indie-garage bands.
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Book details

Genre:FICTION

Subgenre:Science Fiction / Adventure

Language:English

Pages:553

eBook ISBN:9781617922183


Overview


Dark science fiction.

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Description


Dark science fiction. 1979. The Soviets occupy Afghanistan. Silence denies the truth. Surmised by Prof. Semenov seconded to the GRU on the trail of an alien artefact. With a hidden agenda. Bizarre murders in outback Australia. Occult manifestations in ancient Varanasi. Portents in Buddhist monastaries. An alien ingress stirring. One the Soviets seek to control. Operating through the enigmatic Countess in West Berlin who has her own agenda. As have the mujahedin. From outback Australia, through Nepal, India, Pakistan, Afghanistann, to West Berlin & Moscow agents of influence leave death in their wake to secure the prize. Unaware the powers behind it are intent on sabotaging the destiny of the human race.

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About the author


Born Berlin 1951. Parents emigrated to Australia '61. Flunked High School. Various labouring jobs in both Port Kembla Steelworks, then Sydney, return to Wollongong. Travelled through Asia from Kathmandu to Berlin in '73. Back to Wollongong. Obtained a BA in '78 majoring in sociology and instantly unemployable. Moved to Sydney. Worked for a telco, then warehouse manager with clothing designer. Made redundant and needed a job quickly ending up driving buses. Got married. Moved to the country. Got bored. Back to Sydney back to the buses. Wrote first novel `Resonance'. Self published which sold. Got divorced. Moved to the country. Then to Newcastle and wrote the second novel which will come out later this year. Reworked `Resonance' into `Artifice'. Play keyboards and can fake around 60 songs. Part time painter. Into goth music! plus the rest. Prefer indie-garage bands.
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