Mallworld Incorporated

TitleMallworld Incorporated
Year for Search2020
AuthorsZavadil, Jeffery (b. 1969)
Date Published2020
Publisher[Bookbaby]
Place PublishedNp
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Following the devastation of the environment that made it impossible to grow any food, everyone, except “workeys” condemned to short lives in the algae farms, lives in a huge mall that extends from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Pennsylvania. Everyone must spend constantly and up to their minimum shopping quota, or they are sent outside for a time. Monthly fashion. Everyone is said to be fat and happy, and the basic belief system is that “Libertarian capitalism made us all free” (18). Definite status differentiation. The protagonist reads and old utopia and begins to wonder if there could be a more fulfilling life, and over the course of the novel, he reinvents himself both physically and mentally and begins to challenge the norms of behavior in the Mall. His attitude to the people outside the Mall, who he had seen as animals, he comes to see as fellow human beings, and begins the process of trying to create a better society. First volume of a trilogy to be followed by Mallworld Incorporated: Bound Together and Mallworld Incorporated: Bound Forward

Info Notes

There is a “Preface” (1-6) where the author explains his goal and three appendices: “Classical Republicanism” (243-59), “Democratic Socialism” (260-70, and “Deliberative Democracy” (271-80).

Author Note

The author (b. 1969) holds a doctorate in political theory and is a foreign affairs officer in the U. S. Department of State.

Full Text

2020 Zavadil, Jeffery (b. 1969). Mallworld Incorporated. Np: [Bookbaby]. There is a “Preface” (1-6) where the author explains his goal and three appendices: “Classical Republicanism” (243-59), “Democratic Socialism” (260-70, and “Deliberative Democracy” (271-80). PSt

Following the devastation of the environment that made it impossible to grow any food, everyone, except “workeys” condemned to short lives in the algae farms, lives in a huge mall that extends from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Pennsylvania. Everyone must spend constantly and up to their minimum shopping quota, or they are sent outside for a time. Monthly fashion. Everyone is said to be fat and happy, and the basic belief system is that “Libertarian capitalism made us all free” (18). Definite status differentiation. The protagonist reads and old utopia and begins to wonder if there could be a more fulfilling life, and over the course of the novel, he reinvents himself both physically and mentally and begins to challenge the norms of behavior in the Mall. His attitude to the people outside the Mall, who he had seen as animals, he comes to see as fellow human beings, and begins the process of trying to create a better society. First volume of a trilogy to be followed by Mallworld Incorporated: Bound Together and Mallworld Incorporated: Bound Forward. The author holds a doctorate in political theory and is a foreign affairs officer in the U. S. Department of State.