Free Radicals
Free Radicals

Free Radicals

A Novel of Utopia and Dystopia

FICTION

300 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, PDF, Mobipocket, EPUB

Trade Paper, $12.95 (US $12.95) (CA $14.95)

Publication Date: May 2012

ISBN 9781937276058

Rights: WOR

See Sharp Press (May 2012)

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Overview

A musician's trek through misguided utopias

Set in a dystopian society in the not-too-distant future, this sci-fi novel follows the misadventures of a bar musician and army vet who's set up on terrorism charges and deported to a single-continent prison planet. After a fight in which he nearly kills a neo-Nazi, the antihero main character flees to the other end of the continent with a prisoner he knew from Earth—a Mexican anarchist and fellow musician—on a Gulliver's Travels–type journey through a number of political and religious cult compounds. With comical depictions of the various cults they encounter on the way, Free Radicals insightfully explores the often-failed attempts at utopia and the day-to-day life of two traveling musicians.

Reviews

"Solidly entertaining. . . . The end result is reminiscent of early Mick Farren, a goofy but entertaining story that shows promise." —www.PublishersWeekly.com

Author Biography

Zeke Teflon is the pseudonym of a successful nonfiction author whose books cover subjects including music theory for rock musicians and religious cults. He is also a performing musician. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.