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Make Room! Make Room!

Make Room! Make Room!

The Classic Novel of an Overpopulated Future

Harry Harrison

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The world is crowded. Far too crowded. Its starving billions live on lentils, soya beans, and —if they're lucky—the odd starving rat.

In a New York City groaning under the burden of 35 million inhabitants, detective Andy Rusch is engaged in a desperate and lonely hunt for a killer everyone has forgotten. For even in a world such as this, a policeman can find himself utterly alone….

Acclaimed on its original publication in 1966, Make Room! Make Room! was adapted into the movie Soylent Green in 1973, starring Charlton Heston along with Edward G. Robinson in his last role.

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The August sun struck in through the open window and burned on Andrew Rusch's bare legs until discomfort dragged him awake from the depths of heavy sleep. Only slowly did he become aware of the heat and the damp and gritty sheet...

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“Harrison's fictions constitute one of the main monuments in modern SF.” —Paul Di Filippo, SciFi.com

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Harry Harrison, author of innumerable science fiction novels and stories, divides his time between Ireland and California.

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