Metrophage: A Novel (Paperback) by Kadrey Richard
The cult-classic dystopian cyberpunk tale from New York Times bestselling author Richard Kadrey after twenty years now back in print in a special signed collectible editionWelcome to our future: L.A. in the late twenty-first century--a segregated city of haves and have-nots where morality is dead and technology rules. Here a small wealthy group secludes themselves in gilded cages. Beyond their high-security compounds far from their pretty comforts lies a lawless wasteland where the angry masses battle hunger rampant disease and their own despair in order to survive.Jonny was born into this Hobbesian paradise. A streetwise hustler who deals drugs on the black market--narcotics that heal the body and cool the mind--he looks out for nobody but himself. Until a terrifying plague sweeps through L.A. wreaking death and panic and no one not even a clever operator like Jonny is safe.