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Transhuman

(2014)
A novel by

 
 

‘Science fiction as it should be written’ – Isaac Asimov


A scientific thriller by six-time Hugo Award winner Ben Bova

Luke Abramson, a brilliant cellular biologist who is battling lung cancer, has one joy in life: his 10-year-old granddaughter, Angela. When Angela is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor and given less than six months to live, Luke wants to try a new enzyme, Mortality Factor 4 (MORF4), that he believes will save her.

But MORF4 has not yet been approved by the FDA. Knowing Angela will die before he can get the treatment approved, Luke abducts her from the hospital with plans to take her to a private research laboratory in Oregon.

But Luke is too old to flee across the country with his sick granddaughter, especially with the FBI on their trail. So he injects himself with telomerase, an enzyme that has successfully reversed aging in animal tests.

As the chase weaves across the country, Luke begins to grow physically younger, stronger. He looks and feels the way he did 30 or 40 years ago. Yet his lung cancer is not abating; if anything the tumors are growing faster.

And Angela is dying.

Transhuman is a gripping science fiction novel from renowned sci-fi writer Ben Bova.

Praise for Ben Bova:


‘a highly successful fusion of SF and political thriller’ - Publishers Weekly

‘One of the rare science fiction books that deserves a wide audience’ - Chicago Sun Times

‘One of the genre’s most accessible and entertaining storytellers’ - Library Journal

‘a must read’ - Booklist

Ben Bova has written over 120 books and is a six-time winner of the Hugo Award. He was previously the editor of Analog Magazine, the most widely read and influential science fiction magazine in the world. He currently lives in Florida.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Title: Transhuman: A Novel
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