by Greg Egan
Gollancz Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780575082076
Date: 07 February 2008 List Price £7.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
On of Egan's best known SF works, Permutation City, this 1994 novel won the coveted John W. Campbell award and was nominated for the Philip K. Dick award as well.
"The story of a man with a vision - immortality : for those who can afford it is found in cyberspace. Permutation city is the tale of a man with a vision - how to create immortality - and how that vision becomes something way beyond his control. Encompassing the lives and struggles of an artificial life junkie desperate to save her dying mother, a billionaire banker scarred by a terrible crime, the lovers for whom, in their timeless virtual world, love is not enough - and much more - Permutation city is filled with the sense of wonder."