In the year 2047 an intelligent young man volunteers for
an experimental memory project. He acquires the knowledge
and memory of a rich and famous North Shore surgeon. In a
new world order where education is reserved purely for the
absurdly rich, and where the value of human life means nothing,
the young recipient tries to cope with his exciting, yet highly
dangerous, new life. He then becomes the target of a gang
of savvy modern pirates, running a parallel parasitic experimental
lab, who want to use the results of the successful brain experiment
to quickly enrich themselves...
Dr. J. Joseph is obviously a keen observer of social change.
The Transfer takes place in a futuristic world of medicine
and human experimentation and seems almost Frankenstein in
it's creation, but when you analyse this novel it quickly
becomes apparent that it could well describe a very real future
for mankind, if we fail to learn from our past.
already have the illegal organ smugglers in operation, so
it's not too far fetched to believe that the events spelled
out in Dr. Joseph's novel may one day bare fruit.
author's writing is simple - quite a feat for a doctor - and
to the point. Although, in places, I felt that some of the
dialogue was unbelievable. Why would someone describe an intimate
lovemaking episode to someone he didn't know that well? -
but then there is a possibility that the mind transfer had
something do do with this.
book opens well and I had to smile at the way Dr. Joseph deliberately
made me question why a young guy would forget which room was
his bedroom after he hadn't been home for a few weeks. At
first I thought this was shockingly poor writing on the author's
side, but as the chapter unfolds it is made clear that it
was due to the side effects of his "operation".
frighteningly believable novel that is crying out for one
of the major studios to give it a movie treatment.
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