The story of a man with a vision - immortality : for those who can afford it is found in cyberspace.Permutation city is the tale of a man with a vision - how to create immortality - and how that vision becomes something way beyond his control. Encompassing the lives and struggles of an artificial life junkie desperate to save her dying mother, a billionaire banker scarred by a terrible crime, the lovers for whom, in their timeless virtual world, love is t eugh - and much more - Permutation city is filled with the sense of wonder.
Greg Egan lives in Perth, Western Australia. He has won the John W. Campbell award for Best Novel and has been short listed for the Hugo three times.
Winner of John W Campbell Award 1995 (UK). Short-listed for British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel 1995 (UK) and Philip K. Dick Award 1996 (UK).