"For those who like something different"
To add spice to his sagging marriage on the millennium's
New Year's Eve, hi tech middle manager Joe Cube plans a
special night with his increasingly discontented wife. He
brings food, drink, and an experimental TV. However, Joe's
idea of fun fails to match that of Jena, who prefers a
night of hot sex than watching another of her husband's
While Jena finds solace in the arms of Joe's engineering
buddy, the three dimensional TV he brought home thrusts
Momo, a siren from the fourth dimension, into our world.
Momo tricks Joe into assisting her people the Kluppers in
the fight with their mortal enemies the Dronners as the
techie "controls" the three-dimensional reality of
SPACELAND that separates the warring races.
SPACELAND is a strange satirical science fiction tale that
successfully mixes humor with mathematical theory in order
to slice the sacred technological icons of modern
society. The story line simply asks at what prices do we
sell our souls to the Gods of technology, but does so with
humor. Using mirth and irony, Rudy Rucker provides a
powerful indictment of the technological damning of all of
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted May 24, 2002