2084: An American Parable by Elaine Liner

By Elaine Liner

In the US 2084, younger Waring Foster lives within the nation's capital, writing upbeat slogans for the Bureau of Encouragement. With privateness and schooling in danger from an extremist executive, she hazards arrest for committing a significant SinCrime: examining books from the prior.

Author Elaine Liner can pay tribute to George Orwell's prescience, with a bit Ray Bradbury, Rod Serling and Paddy Chayefsky within the mixture of dystopian YA fiction and satire – with a twist you’ll by no means see coming.

In Jesus urban (formerly Washington, D.C.) all people lives and works lower than new legislation that make short of issues against the law. starvation is a SinCrime. Romantic love, except your accomplice has been selected by way of The ideal Church, is a SinCrime. now not taking Mana is a SinCrime. yet so is taking an excessive amount of Mana (and there are many humans taking greater than they're meant to). Expressing pleasure is a SinCrime except you're at a Church rally for President Rex Evangeline.

Until she came upon her father’s hidden trove of previous books, 21-year-old Waring Foster floated via existence brooding about while her mom and dad could go back, if ever, and doing every thing one needed to don't to draw recognition from SinCops. it's a lonely technique to stay. yet then she starts off to learn. She stocks her mystery library together with her in basic terms buddy, Winton Nesmith. yet should still she belief him?

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