The David Effect [NOOK Book]


Set in a dystopian future The David Effect takes us to Holland-under-the-sea where advanced technology and bio-engineering do battle with vested powers to decide who will own controlling interests in humanity's destiny.

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Set in a dystopian future The David Effect takes us to Holland-under-the-sea where advanced technology and bio-engineering do battle with vested powers to decide who will own controlling interests in humanity's destiny.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940045047920
  • Publisher: Mike Jansen
  • Publication date: 10/28/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 461,876
  • File size: 164 KB

Meet the Author

Mike has published flash fiction, short stories and longer work in various anthologies and magazines in the Netherlands and Belgium, including Cerberus, Manifesto Bravado, Wonderwaan, Ator Mondis and Babel-SF and Verschijnsel anthologies such as Ragnarok and Zwarte Zielen (Black Souls).

Obviously he lives in the Netherlands, in Hilversum which is close to Amsterdam. He has won awards for best new author and best author in the King Kong Award in 1991 and 1992 respectively as well as an honorable mention for a submission to the Australian Altair Magazine launch competition in 1998

More recent publications in various English language ezines and anthologies.

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Mike heeft Flash Fiction, korte verhalen en langer werk gepubliceerd in verschillende verhalenbundels en bladen in Nederland. Daaronder de magazines Cerberus, Wonderwaan, Ator Mondis en de Babel-SF en Verschijnsel verzamelbundels zoals Ragnarok en Zwarte Zielen. Vanaf 1991 is Mike aan het schrijven geweest aan verschillende korte verhalen en is hij begonnen aan zeven romans. Die allemaal niet af kwamen om uiteenlopende redenen. Daarnaast heeft hij in verschillende King Kong Award en Millennium Prijs Jury's gezeten en heeft hij samen met Roelof Goudriaan een jaar of tien aan Babel Publications gewerkt.

In 1991 won hij de Rob Vooren prijs voor beste nieuwe auteur en in 1992 de King Kong Award voor beste korte verhaal, samen met Paul Harland. In 2012 won Mike zowel de jury- als de publieksprijs in de Baarnse Cultuurprijs en de Thor Verhalenwedstrijd van het SaBi Verhalenforum.

Na een schrijfhiaat van zo’n tien jaar schreef Mike eind 2011 zijn debuutroman, De Falende God, een breed opgezette dark fantasy roman, eerste deel van een pentalogie die ergens in 2013 afgerond moet zijn. Het tweede deel ‘In Schaduwen van Weleer’ verschijnt in de loop van 2012 bij Verschijnsel.

Meer recent schrijft hij ook veel in het Engels en publiceert op de Engelse markt voor bladen en verzamelbundels, mede omdat daar in Nederland niet genoeg ruimte voor is.

Een bezigheid die hij ook weer heeft opgepakt is het hoofdredacteursschap voor uitgeverij Verschijnsel (de voortzetting van Babel Publications), waar zijn voornaamste aandachtsgebied de e-publicatie-markt is.

Hij woont in Hilversum met zijn gezin en naast schrijven werkt hij ook nog wel eens voor een cutting edge technologiebedrijf en doet dat redelijk internationaal.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2013

    Good story.

    Interedting idea. Worth reading.

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    Posted February 27, 2013


    Interesting concept. Good characters. Worth the read.

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