[Reading] ➿ A Brief History of the Future Author Stephen Clarke – Uroturk.info

A Brief History of the Future What If Teleportation Was Really Possible Englishman Richie Fisher Is About To Find Out Richie And His Wife Clara Have Won A Weekend In New York In A Newspaper Competition While Clara Is Off Blowing Their Spending Money, Richie Wanders Aimlessly, Chewing On A Veggie Burger, Ending Up In A Gift Shop Where He Finds Himself Standing In Front Of An Instant Transporter Machine It Looks Nothing Like The Open Plan Teleporter On Captain Kirk S Starship Enterprise In Fact, It Seems Like A Glorified Microwave OvenRichie Places His Burger Inside, Hits The Return Key On The Linked Up Computer And The Burger Disappears But If He Can Teleport A Half Eaten Veggie Burger, What Else Could You Do With The Machine For Criminals, The Possibilities Are Endless Who Could Catch You If You Beamed Drugs Into Nostrils A Hundred Miles Away And How Much Would Illegal Immigrants Pay To Be Teleported Into The Rich Host Country Of Their Choice Richie Buys A Teleporter And Takes It Back To England, Where The Chaos Begins


About the Author: Stephen Clarke

Stephen Clarke is the bestselling author of seven books of fiction and nonfiction that satirize the peculiarities of French culture In 2004, he self published A Year in the Merde, a comic novel skewering contemporary French society The novel was an instant success and has led to numerous follow ups, including Dial M for Merde 2008 , 1,000 Years of Annoying the French 2010 , and Paris Revealed



10 thoughts on “A Brief History of the Future

  1. says:

    Linksma, nuotaikinga istorija Vaikinas ra o ne pras iau u Dan Brown


  2. says:

    I m sorry to do this because I like Stephen Clarke and 1000 yrs of annoying the French was a big, fat, enjoyable book, but this one was such a bore I couldn t get past the first quarter.


  3. says:

    This book was a really interesting idea and really brushed up against the idea of the Bootstrap paradox, which I wish was explored further by the book though I m not sure if that idea had been around when this book was written The writing style felt a little juvenile than I would have preferred but it helped make this a very easy, casual read Some of the plot felt a


  4. says:

    Beam me up before you Go GoWhat would happen if a science fiction element, like teleportation would pop up in the 80s everyday life The answer is in this book a life of full of fun, action and references to Star Trek Probably not Stephen Clarke best genre you feel the author much at ease in the Merde series than in humorous science fiction , but a guarantee of many goo


  5. says:

    Pas forc ment le meilleur livre de Stephen Clarke Cependant on retrouve avec plaisir son style moderne et direct Peut tre aurait il d se contenter d crire une simple nouvelle Son histoire rocambolesque et futuriste aurait gagn en l g ret Ceci dit, pour qui s int resse au sujet de la t l portation, le livre pr sente une vision int ressante de notre avenir proche.


  6. says:

    A really under rated book by a great author.It asks the simple question, what would humanity do with a device like the Transporter from Star Trek As a nerd, I appreciated loads of the little Star Trek in jokes, such as the tech guys using Klingon as a way to send secure emails.


  7. says:

    A light and fun airport bookstore read.


  8. says:

    Some really interesting ideas has obviously done a little scientific research an extremely witty and lighthearted novel from Mr Clarke Not to be taken seriously,enjoyable tosh really Loved it


  9. says:

    Not as laugh out loud funny as Clarke s series about Paul West, I would call this book ok and hence only 2 stars.


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