Sewer, Gas & Electric by Matt Ruff
The Public Works Trilogy : A Novel

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In the year 2023, as a crew of human and android steelworkers approaches the halfway point in the construction of a new Tower of Babel, the brainchild of billionaire Harry Gant, Harry's ex-wife Joan Fine, assisted by a resurrected Ayn Rand, sets out to solve the murder of a Wall Street takeover mogu
 

About Matt Ruff

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Matt Ruff is the authorof the critically acclaimed novelsBad Monkeys, Set This House inOrder, Fool on the Hill, and Sewer, Gas & Electric. He lives in Seattle.
 
Published January 1, 1997 by Atlantic Monthly Pr. 461 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Arriving eight years after his auspicious debut (Fool on the Hill), Ruff's second novel is a gargantuan but uneven tome: a tripartite, SF roller-coaster satirizing the horrors of our nascent technocra

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Sewer, Gas & Electric is a smart, funny, energetic work of imagination packed full of good jokes and better characters whose paranoia becomes almost celebratory in its totality—and whose world is a great place to visit, although you certainly wouldn't want to live there.

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