A riveting tale of a not so distant future in which who you are is what you eat And loyalty depends on sharing, or refusing to share, blood Literally I cannot offer an unbiased review of my own work, so I ll try to add value with some background.This was a classic manuscript left in a drawer for decades It wasn t even one of my drawers Recently, an old friend came over to visit from England and brought this and another one I d forgotten I d ever written It seemed a bit dated, but there was a spark there, so I rewrote it into its present form Among other things, I relabelled it from Cod s Roe and clothed it in the fashionable histori I cannot offer an unbiased review of my own work, so I ll try to add value with some background.This was a classic manuscript left in a drawer for decades It wasn t even one of my drawers Recently, an old friend came over to visit from England and brought this and another one I d forgotten I d ever written It seemed a bit dated, but there was a spark there, so I rewrote it into its present form Among other things, I relabelled it from Cod s Roe and clothed it in the fashionable historic present I inserted the expression arithmetical democracy , although I first heard it later, from the mouth of Alvaro Cunhal, head of Portugal s Communists, who used it disparagingly to explain why his party should run the country even though relatively few people voted for it I guess he favoured the kind of emotional democracy practised in Heresy , not that it would have got him into power anyway My story is a child of its time, though the the notion of diet replacing politics as the focus of identity was ahead of its time In Italy, where I m living today, the infusion of technology into politics has become fashionable, and politics are becoming everemotional.Back in 1971, I was an out of work new graduate One day, I went to the unemployment office to sign on, and they offered me a job there I took it like a shot In Heresy , I have a little fun with the strange rituals of bureaucratic life, above all the idea that conformity and orthodoxy are the supreme virtues All in all, I think Heresy is humorous, thought provoking and short enough to be well worth the time you ll spend reading it Let me give it five stars to encourage the young writer I was then Ugh, tuve problemas para terminar esto.Interesante, pero definitivamente no para m.Adem s, la redacci n es horrible.