Getting Near the EndAuthor Andrew Weiner Introduction by Robert J Sawyer ISBN 9780889953444 Binding Trade Paper Publisher Red Deer Press Inc Publication Date April 30, 2006 Size 140 x 210 mm
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New Year's Eve, 2023. A world gripped by madness, terror and apocalyptic fever has time for one last party. Martha Nova, the megastar whose music predicts the future has time for one last song . . . w
New Year's Eve, 2023. A world gripped by madness, terror and apocalyptic fever has time for one last party. Martha Nova, the megastar whose music predicts the future has time for one last song . . . when the music ends, so does the world.
"A vehicle for a thesis - a distillation of Jungian psychology and apocalyptica-that hurtles toward a breathless climax."
— Word: Toronto's Literary Calendar
"A sharply sardonic, quietly moving and paradoxically optimistic vision of the end of the world."
— The Edmonton Journal
"A fun and thought-provoking read."
"A novel that amply rewards thoughtful readers while beautifully evoking the spirit of our own dark and troubled times."
"An enthralling and highly recommended science fiction saga."
— Midwest Book Review
"The extrapolations on contemporary culture are particularly chilling."
— The Globe and Mail
first short story was published in Harlan Ellison's groundbreaking anthology, Again, Dangerous Visions. Since then he has published more than fifty short stories in magazines and anthologies including The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Asimov's Science Fiction, Interzone, Amazing Stories, Twilight Zone Magazine, Science Fiction Age, Prairie Fire, Quarry, Chrysalis, Tesseracts, Proteus and Full Spectrum.