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Faking It: accounts of the General Genetics Corporation by Keith Brooke

Faking It: accounts of the General Genetics Corporation
Faking It: accounts of the General Genetics Corporation

A brash entrepreneur buys a small company as a platform for his big ideas, and the General Genetics Corporation is born. GenGen has a vision for the future of humankind, and the company will stop at nothing to get its own way. Nine stories of sex, drugs and manipulation from an author described by Locus as "in the recognized front ranks of SF writers". Includes new story "Faking It".


Adrenotropic Man (free sample: complete story available online)
The Greatest Game of All
Missing Time
Easy Never Pays
The Real Thing
Faking It
Bonus track: The Man Who Built Heaven

one of our bestsellers
Published: 05 Dec 2010

'Faking It is the supersoundbite version of Brooke's growth as a writer... very inventive and clever... five stars for entertainment value'
André Jute

'I recommend anyone interested in inventive near-future SF to give this cost-effective e-book collection a try, before moving on to Brooke's excellent and more recently written novels'
D Douglas Fratz, SF Site

'if you're looking for great, well-written new science fiction novels by writers you have a reason to trust, then Brooke is now your man'

'a progressive and skilful writer'
Peter F Hamilton

Keith Brooke

Keith Brooke's first novel, Keepers of the Peace, appeared in 1990, since when he has published seven more adult novels, six collections, and over 70 short stories.

Keith's novel Genetopia was published by Pyr in February 2006 and was their first title to receive a starred review in Publishers Weekly; The Accord, published by Solaris in 2009, received another starred PW review and was optioned for film.

His most recent novel, Harmony (published in the UK as alt.human), is a big exploration of aliens, alternate history and the Fermi paradox published in 2012 by Solaris and shortlisted for the Philip K Dick Award.

2012 also saw publication of Strange Divisions and Alien Territories: the Sub-genres of Science Fiction, an academic exploration of SF from the perspectives of a dozen top authors in the field (edited by Keith Brooke, published by Palgrave Macmillan).

Writing as Nick Gifford, his teen fiction is published by Puffin, with one novel also optioned for the movies by Andy Serkis and Jonathan Cavendish's Caveman Films.

He writes reviews for the Guardian, teaches creative writing at the University of Essex, and lives with his wife Debbie in Wivenhoe, Essex.

more infinity plus books by Keith Brooke:

Riding the Serpent Expatria: the box set Parallax View infinity plus: quintet The Accord Genetopia Jurassic and the Great Tree Lord of Stone Head Shots infinities Liberty Spin: tales of scientifiction Memesis: modifiction and other strange changes Segue: into the strange Embrace: tales from the dark side

the infinity plus shuffle:

The Emoticon Generation Fish Eats Lion Falling Over The Euonymist Qinmeartha and the Girl-Child LoChi Deep Future The Time-Lapsed Man Pilots of the Purple Twilight The Accord