by William Grovère

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Hyperspeed offers a glimpse into the world as it might exist in the year 2076. It is futuristic, but it is not science fiction. The scenarios are plausible based on a logical extension of modern technological developments, where intercontinental travel is carried out in evacuated tunnels, called portals, that permit supersonic global travel, such as Paris to Shanghai, in just three-and-a-half hours. The story is about a recently retired corporate executive named Christophe Conally who inadvertently stumbles into a conspiracy to counterfeit and smuggle gold bullion by a sinister group called The Syndicate, who are intent on commandeering the global economy and seeking to fill the power vacuum left behind when central governments became irrelevant in the post-modern age. The story describes extremely complex construction projects; physicists, scientists, and engineers; farmers and vintners; diabolical international agents; pets and other friendly creatures. Both highly personal, with Christophe’s longing for closure to painful chapters of his life and his engagement with a pair of turtledoves and a few domesticated animals, interspersed with impersonal multinational corporations constructing nearly unimaginable public transport systems spanning the globe that double as gold-smuggling vessels. This story is engaging on many levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781532060182
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/25/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 424
File size: 744 KB

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