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Mammoth Books presents Death in the Promised Land

By Pat Cadigan

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'Death in the Promised Land' explores the potential dangers of becoming too closely involved in virtual reality. Parts of the story were later reworked into the novel Tea from an Empty Cup (1988), which had a sequel in Dervish is Digital (2001), both excellent examples of merging cyberpunk with the detective genre.

Biographical Notes

Pat Cadigan (b. 1953) has been a full-time writer since 1987 but for ten years before that, while working for the Hallmark Company, was involved as an editor on the small press magazines Chacal and Shayol, the latter still one of the most beautiful magazines ever published. Here appeared some of her earliest work including "Last Chance for Angina Pectoris at Miss Sadie's Saloon, Dry Gulch" (1977) which gave a good idea of the unconventional route her fiction would follow. She has been hailed as the "Queen of Cyberpunk" following her novel Synners (1991) which showed the potential dangers of becoming too closely involved in virtual reality.

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  • ISBN: 9781472103437
  • Publication date: 26 Jul 2012
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  • Imprint: Robinson
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