The Warehouse by Rob Hart

The Warehouse

Rob Hart

Amazon is going to hate this book. It is a vision of hell in one of their warehouses in the future. A meditation on how doing nothing takes the option for the powerful, told through a sort of love story. Zinnia and Paxton are the engaging couple at the heart of this novel. The question is, are they doing the right thing? You have to decide that.

Extract

As sad as she had been before, she was sadder now. She had set a routine. Become a regular. Been here long enough that a complete stranger recognised her eating habits. This wasn't about the mission. It wasn't about being compromised or staying out of sight. It was just a shitty feeling because it reminded her she'd been in this place for months, and nothing had changed. She'd just gotten more comfortable with it.

Parallels
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  • The Gone-Away World by Nick Harkaway
  • All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

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