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The Unit
by Ninni Holmqvist
mystery
From The Jacket:When Dorrit Wegner turned fifty, the government transferred her to a state-of-the-art facility where she can live out her days in comfort. Her apartment is furnished to her tastes, her meals expertly served, and all at the very reasonable non-negotiable price of one cardiopulmonary system. Once an outsider without family, derided by a society bent on productivity, Dorrit finds within The Unit the company of kindred spirits and a dignity conferred by 'useż in medical tests. But when Dorrit also finds love, her peaceful submission is blown apart and she must fight to escape before her 'final donation
A good dystopian book about a society that turns over people that can no longer contribute to society to an organ donor program. Although it was not a realistic concept for me, it was enjoyable to read. Recommend.
by-Jay 2010/09/12, 05:54 PM
 
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