The Accord

TitleThe Accord
Year for Search2009
AuthorsBrooke, Keith [N.](b. 1966)
Date Published2009
PublisherSolaris. BL Publishing
Place PublishedNottingham, Eng.
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

The Accord is a virtual world that brings together all the desires of all people throughout the world and can be entered at death. It is presented as a eutopia for all. The current world is an authoritarian dystopia, and the novel is driven by the desire of the authoritarian leader to destroy a couple in The Accord.

Additional Publishers

Parts were published in a different form as “The Accord.” Solaris Book of New Science Fiction. Ed. George Mann (Nottingham, Eng.: Solaris Books, 2007), 301-37; rpt. in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twentieth-Fifth Annual Collection. Ed. Gardner Dozois (New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2008), 461-79 with an editor’s introduction on 461; and “The Man Who Built Heaven.” Postscripts, no. 15 (Summer 2008): 24-31.

Author Note

(b. 1966)

Full Text

2009 Brooke, Keith [N.] (b. 1966). The Accord. Nottingham, Eng.: Solaris. BL Publishing, 2009. Parts were published in a different form as “The Accord.” Solaris Book of New Science Fiction. Ed. George Mann (Nottingham, Eng.: Solaris Books, 2007), 301-37; rpt. in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twentieth-Fifth Annual Collection. Ed. Gardner Dozois (New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2008), 461-79 with an editor’s introduction on 461; and “The Man Who Built Heaven.” Postscripts, no. 15 (Summer 2008): 24-31.

The Accord is a virtual world that brings together all the desires of all people throughout the world and can be entered at death. It is presented as a eutopia for all. The current world is an authoritarian dystopia, and the novel is driven by the desire of the authoritarian leader to destroy a couple in The Accord.