by Bruce Sterling
Review by Tom Easton
Del Rey Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: 9780345460622
Date: 24 February 2009 List Price $25.00 Amazon US / Amazon UK
From publicity material: The Caryatids looks at the near future and forecasts not just problems, but incredible solutions using technology currently under development. The caryatids are three identical clone sisters: Vera, a pollution expert who's dealing with worldwide cleanup efforts; Mila, media star extraordinaire and member of the most powerful family-firm in southern California; and Sonja, a medical specialist stationed deep within China's Gobi Desert. All three have the brains and the talents desperately needed to save a world suffering from global warming, runaway pollution, and uncontrolled political maneuvering. Too bad their explosive family history has left htem hating each other...
(Source: Del Rey)