The Resource Oval, Elvia Wilk

Oval, Elvia Wilk

Label
Oval
Title
Oval
Statement of responsibility
Elvia Wilk
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the near future, Berlin's real estate is being flipped in the name of "sustainability," only to make the city even more unaffordable; artists are employed by corporations as consultants; and the weather is acting strange. In search of affordable housing, young couple Anja and Louis move into a community on an artificial mountain, The Berg--yet another "eco-friendly" initiative run by a corporation called Finster. They're offered a home rent-free in exchange for keeping quiet about the seriously malfunctioning infrastructure of the experimental house. But when Louis returns home from his mother's funeral in America, Anja is convinced he has changed. He seems to be in denial of his grief and newly idealistic, consumed by a secret project at the NGO where he works as an artist-consultant. Anja is horrified when she discovers what Louis has invented: a pill called Oval that temporarily rewires the user's brain to be more generous. Louis is convinced that if he can introduce the drug into the Berlin club scene, he can finally remedy the income disparity that has made Berlin so unlivable. Oval is a fascinating portrait of the unbalanced relationships that shape our world, as well as a prescient warning of what the future may hold"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilk, Elvia
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.I5452
LC item number
O93 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Drug development
  • Berlin (Germany)
Label
Oval, Elvia Wilk
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
  • 31223130796759
  • 31223130796593
  • 31223130796676
  • 31223130796833
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9781593764050
Lccn
2018045888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20190612-147
System control number
(OCoLC)1049790304
Label
Oval, Elvia Wilk
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
  • 31223130796759
  • 31223130796593
  • 31223130796676
  • 31223130796833
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9781593764050
Lccn
2018045888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20190612-147
System control number
(OCoLC)1049790304

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