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The Long Orbit

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The Long Orbit

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Alternate Title: Exit Funtopia
Author: Mick Farren
Publisher: Sphere, 1989
Del Rey / Ballantine, 1988

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The stuff that dreams are made of...

Marlowe lived a life of fantasy while out in the real world a robot proxy contributed to the economy on his behalf. Marlowe's thing was the Forties and Bogart, and he was true to the image--down to the trench coat and the dingy "office" where he lived with his cat, Greenstreet. But he had never had a real case until a leggy looker dressed to the nines--Forties style--asked him to find her missing sister.

Suddenly he was on the run for his life, a pawn in a high stakes game for the control of off-Earth development. All Marlowe wanted was to return to his own comfortable world of make-believe. But first he would have to take good hard look at reality--for if couldn't find a way for both sides to win, everyone would lose...


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