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Shelves: book-to-film , kinda-weird It is not in the far-future and a man named Toorop is a hardened veteran. He has for a while seen all the tough atrocities that haunt him so and looks for some kind of escape. He gets the chance to get away but by an unusual offer. He has to be on the run and escort a mysterious young woman named Marie to Canada where the plans for her are ready to take place. This all seems like some easy money for Toorop but does it come at a price?

The result is a real workout for the reader.

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Babylon Babies is a vast encyclopedia of the future as seen through a crystal ball with cracks in the glass Babylon Babies is part of a genre that makes play with religious ideas.

You might call it theo-fiction. About the Author Maurice G. Dantec was born in France in A former advertising executive and songwriter for a French punk-rock group, Dantec is a shameless lover of science fiction, crime novels, and metaphysics.

He lives in Montreal. Toorop is a first-rate character, but the rest of Dantec's universe is not quite so winning By D. Beatty I read this book after seeing the movie Babylon A. I knew it was going to be a "different" read after getting it through interlibrary loan and finding it published by semiotext e under the MIT Press.

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Just Google semiotext and have a look at their eclectic offerings. The movie is only okay - it really seemed to be lacking in story and character development.

I happen to like Vin Diesel and can be satisfied sometimes with mediocre sci-fi movies so it was fine for me. As a fast-paced tome of more than pages employing a high-level vocabulary, I quickly found that the book has a lot more to say than the movie, which is only a shadow of the book and deviates from it quite a bit.

As for the book, I was drawn in instantly even though I had no prior conception that I'd actually like the book - unlike some books where it takes me a few chapters to decide if I'm going to like it or not. With this one, you'll probably know right away, and your reaction will probably be pretty strong one way or the other.

I found Cornelius Hugo Toorop to be an interesting and engaging character, and I'd be happy to read a whole series of books about him - an aging dope-smoking almost-Muslim intellectual mercenary killer of Central Asian wars with the strategic brain of a general but without the ambition or coldness of a warlord, who is drawn into a vision quest that leads him to improbable yet sentimental fatherhood. As for the big plot, even though you can tell what's coming if you pay any attention, it draws you along and keeps you turning pages to find out how things will play out to their conclusion.

The level of drama and revolution in the climax for the characters doesn't translate fully to the reader - but it remains satisfying. The most satisfying element for me was the evolution of the main character to his next stage of life, coinciding with the next stage of human evolution itself, although I felt somewhat dissatisfied with the psychotropic vision quest of Toorop - it fits well in the world created by Dantec, but it seemed a bit stunted and slightly artificial as a vehicle for Toorop's evolution.

And while some people surely hate it, I liked Dantec's technobabble acid-trip-esque writing style, to a point - it carried me into another strange parallel world that was sci-fi, cyberpunk, and tripped-out. The impatient, conventional, or fledgling reader will likely find it indigestible. There were too many pages spent on characters too strange or flat to connect to, although they seemed to exist only as vehicles for advancement of story and not so much in interest for them.

Sexuality is a central theme, as is post-apocalyptic destruction by religious sects, motorcycle gangs and other strange chaotic denizens of Dantec's weird creation.

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Oh, and graphic language exists throughout - so this is probably not the best choice for a junior high reading circle.

Page turner thats verbally a mess By Timothy S. Chamberlain For anyone that might think this book has anything to do with the movie Babylon AD, the movie merely borrows some names of characters.

The writing style - or maybe I should say the translation style - is a mess. All these phrases that add up to little more than nothing. There are good guys and bad guys, there is mysticism, there is an almost empty mystery at its core.

But, it is a page turner. But let's be clear: The male character whose journey we follow is a mercenary with a heart of gold. Posting Komentar. Free PDF Babylon Babies, by Maurice G Dantec When somebody needs to go to guide establishments, search establishment by establishment, rack by shelf, it is really problematic.

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English Number of items: Armed with new identities and the requisite grenades, Hugo, along with his expert team—the gun-happy Israeli Rebecca Waterman and the hard-core Belfast rebel Dowie—get her to Montreal, where it becomes clear that Marie is a pawn in a vast, pernicious artificial biosphere program and that, moreover, she's pregnant, feared to be carrying an animal clone, and thus contaminated. The nimble, hyperbolic Dantec creates a surreal alternate identity for her on the streets of Quebec through a kind of virtual death.

Toorop is pressed by a New Age army of cyborgs aka Cosmic Dragons to find Marie and bring her back, and under drug experiments he penetrates the double helix to achieve a surprisingly humanistic conclusion.

Riddled with acronyms and pop culture allusions, this is an intense, intellectually labyrinthine ride. All rights reserved. Review "Dantec has created a compelling story with evocative ideas that may prove even more illuminating with subsequent readings, and a reader who undertakes the arduous journey from cover to cover will be rewarded with an entertaining tale.

Dantec, deserves a wider audience, and not just because its author is frequently mentioned in the same breath as Michel Houellebecq and definitely not because the book is being adapted into a movie starring Vin Diesel It is gingered with snippets from Dantec's favourite philosophers and loaded with thoughts of his own.

The result is a real workout for the reader. Babylon Babies is a vast encyclopedia of the future as seen through a crystal ball with cracks in the glass Babylon Babies is part of a genre that makes play with religious ideas. You might call it theo-fiction. Dantec was born in France in A former advertising executive and songwriter for a French punk-rock group, Dantec is a shameless lover of science fiction, crime novels, and metaphysics.

He lives in Montreal. Most helpful customer reviews 17 of 18 people found the following review helpful. Toorop is a first-rate character, but the rest of Dantec's universe is not quite so winning By D.

Beatty I read this book after seeing the movie Babylon A. I knew it was going to be a "different" read after getting it through interlibrary loan and finding it published by semiotext e under the MIT Press. Just Google semiotext and have a look at their eclectic offerings.

The movie is only okay - it really seemed to be lacking in story and character development. I happen to like Vin Diesel and can be satisfied sometimes with mediocre sci-fi movies so it was fine for me.

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