November 27, 2012
- Greg Egan
- Night Shade Books (2011)
In the near future, journalist Martin Seymour travels to Iran to cover the parliamentary elections. Most would-be opposition candidates are disqualified and the election becomes the non-event the world expects. But shortly afterward a compromising image of a government official captured on a mobile phone triggers a revolutionary movement that overthrows the old theocracy.
Nasim Golestani, a young Iranian scientist living in exile in the United States, is hoping… read more