Post by Robert Carnegie Post by Peter Trei Post by Dorothy J Heydt Post by Lynn McGuire
"19 Best Science Fiction Books About Clones"
I have read six of these. Plus, I have seen "The Boys From Brazil" movie.
The only ones I've read are _Cyteen_ and _Brave New World._
But the reviewer left out Vance's _To Live Forever,_ which has
plot elements very like _Six Wakes_.
I read 4-5 of them. My gripe is that in The Iron Dream, iirc, cloning only
makes a brief appearance near the end, and in Jurassic Park, cloning is not
actually explored as such, it's just part of the handwavium used to make
In the film, they weren't supposed to be breeding;
so, presumably, all clones?
Not really "cloning". In the movies they are straight up GMOs. They
weren't able to get entire DNA sequences from amber so "filled in" with
bits and pieces from current amphibians (and presumably reptiles) to
create viable organisms. And the big bad from the latest movie isn't
even an attempt to re-create a real dino, it was something new created
for the entertainment value because re-creating real dinos had become
too blase. Similar tech, different application than "cloning" in my
Inquiring minds want to know while minds with a self-preservation
instinct are running screaming.