Less Than Human


By Maxine McArthur

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The author of Time Future takes readers into a world torn apart by terrorism and injustice to explore the line that separates human and machine in this novel that is "intriguing and, more importantly, entertaining” (Science Fiction Chronicle).

When a factory worker is mysteriously killed by a robot, cybernetics engineer Eleanor McGuire is unwilling to call the incident "human error." In a different part of Osaka, four teenagers are electrocuted in an apparent group suicide, and Police Inspector Ishihara isn't convinced it was self-inflicted. When their investigations cross paths, the foreign scientist and the aging cop find a trail that will lead them to more murders, corporate crime, and a strange online cult led by a secretive guru who promises immortality to his followers if they help him destroy civilization. But how can McGuire and Ishihara stop this psychopath if he doesn't seem to exist?

On Sale
Oct 1, 2004
Page Count
400 pages

Maxine McArthur

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Maxine McArthur is an Australian writer of science fiction.

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