Hello! And welcome to this new venture! Today we had our first ebook release… and we’re about ready to jump out our shorts with excitement! We’re delighted you’re here.
Sigmund Fraud Books’ first novel is the exquisitely funny and frightening satire of our times, The People’s Republic of Absurdia.
Written by Ed Spencer, this is a novel with big ideas, a blackly comic take on that most modern of debates – the line between the individual and the state, and the stealth-like erosion of liberties.
In Spencer’s novel consumerist waste leads to an environmental plague that kills millions, allowing for a raft of radical and increasingly spurious ‘green’ laws. In the name of ‘protecting the environment’ each Citizen’s every move is regulated and recorded, and even posting a letter on the wrong day can mean getting banged up. What nobody realises is that this radical new existence is an elaborate practical joke by a mischievous politico.
With jet black humour, Spencer’s novel poses how a perfect storm of economic inequality and environmental meltdown leads to extraordinary repression. If we’re not careful, this could be our future, all built on the wealth of personal data we willingly hand over…
Ebook available now from all the usual places. Paperback coming out in a couple of weeks. In all the usual places.
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