On Wings of Song
|Author:||Thomas M. Disch
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, 1979
St. Martin's Press, 1979
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Named one of science fiction’s 100 best books by noted genre editor David Pringle, Thomas M. Disch’s On Wings of Song is at once allegory, social satire, political fable, and brilliantly written science fiction of the ultimate out-of-body experience. In Disch’s dazzlingly imagined future America, Daniel Weinraub dreams of escaping the repressive midwest of the mid-twenty-first century through an electronic device with which the user takes flight into cyberspace when activated with a quasi-musical code called "The Symphonette." Daniel’s adventures take him from Iowa’s God-fearing police state and its "correctional" labor camps for the sinful to Manhattan’s mean streets and "cyberspatial flight paths."
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