By Michael Moorcock
A mirror-image of his former self, Jerry Cornelius returns to a parallel London, armed with a vibragun and his notorious aura and charm to boot. at the path of the gruesome Bishop Beesley, Jerry hunts for a mysterious equipment able to manipulating the cosmos. Corruption, violence and greed are rife in a war-torn Europe, yet Jerry is opposed to historical past; he's open air of background. He lusts for the equilibrium of anarchy, for randomness supreme—lock up your daughters (and sons), Jerry Cornelius is back.
Dunked into the ether of Chaos, the second one publication within the Cornelius Quartet, A remedy for melanoma, used to be one of many first novels of its shape, utilizing hypermedia to spin an internet of hauntingly surreal scenes, wickedly humorous social satire and sci-fi vignettes that resonate deeply for the fashionable reader.
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Trembling with a poor chilly, Jerry started to cry. He staggered from the mattress, fell to his knees, acquired up and lurched from the chamber into the hall, urgent his frozen palm opposed to the 1st door on his left. The door opened stiffly, virtually reluctantly. Jerry leaned opposed to it because it closed, peering via his blurred eyes on the rustling desktop prior to him. Then he flung himself on the making a song purple, gold and silver webs and gasped and grinned as they enmeshed him. Why used to be resurrection really easy for a few and so tough for others? 2. past the X ecliptic while he had filed Catherine back, Jerry whistled a sophisticated piece of Bartok and again, radiant and replete, to his snug room to examine himself within the mirrors. Time to be relocating; strikes to be timing. He opened a cabinet and thought of his cloth cabinet. the garments have been a bit of theatrical and outdated yet he had no selection. His nearest cloth wardrobe to Oxford used to be now in Birmingham, the one significant urban within the sector which had no longer wanted cleansing, and he had by no means fancied Birmingham a lot on the better of instances. He chosen a military-style eco-friendly jacket, a suede shako with a strap that buttoned lower than his chin, matching suede britches, eco-friendly jackboots and a glittery eco-friendly Sam Browne belt with a button-down holster for his vibragun. a quick eco-friendly pvc cape secured by way of a silver chain over one shoulder, and the ensemble used to be whole. He left the little complicated and closed the door at the back of him. Shining the torch up the stone staircase he climbed to the head and opened the skin door. Then, preventing at each one and winding them up, he walked go into reverse the street of longcase clocks. The gallery used to be quickly choked with their merry ticking. As he strolled clear of the Ashmolean in the direction of the carpark of the Randolph inn, he heard the clocks start to strike 9 o’clock. He all started the Phantom VI and became the auto into the wide, switched the taper to Nina Simone making a song Black Swan, and lay good again within the riding seat till he reached the Western airlock which he undergone effortlessly. He blinked as he broke into the brilliant, hot morning. quickly he may well see Milton Keynes. the hot conurbation rose out of the greenish floor mist, every one nice tower block a distinct pastel colour of light chrome yellow, red, gamboge, yellow ochre, chrome orange, vermilion, scarlet, crimson (ost), purple, burnt sienna, gentle purple, cobalt, cerulean blue, turquoise, ultramarine, prussian blue, mauve, leaf eco-friendly, emerald, sap eco-friendly, viridian, hookers eco-friendly, burnt umber, Vandyke brown, orange (ost), ivory black and gray (ost). coming into the quiet streets of the good village, with its trim grass verges and shady timber, Jerry was once choked with a feeling of peace that he hardly ever skilled in rural settlements. probably the scale of the empty constructions helped, for many of them have been over 80 ft excessive, prepared round a sequence of friendly squares with primary fountains splashing various colored, glowing water or with free-form sculptures set in flower gardens.