Shadrach in the Furnace

by Robert Silverberg

Year: 1985

Publisher: Baen

Country: USA

Pages: 286

Media: Mass market paperback

ISBN: 0-671-55956-7

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Cover art: Jael

ID: 1178

Blurb:

ALL HAIL GENGHIS MAO,
RULER OF THE UNIVERSE—
MAY HE LIVE FOREVER!

Dictator of a world stricken by plague, Genghis Mao will let nothing stand in the way of his personal survival.

PROJECT TALOS struggles to develop a mechanical Mao, a deathless robot which would house a computer analog of the mighty Khan.

PROJECT PHOENIX seeks a cell-renewal technique to keep his body eternally healthy.

But only PROJECT AVATAR is close to completion. If it is successful, Genghis Mao's brain will be transferred into a younger, stronger body. A perfect body. The donor has already been chosen...

"Filed with intrigue, paradoxes, mystery, subplots, and best of all, a surprise ending." — LIBRARY JOURNAL

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