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Qualityland

Marc-Uwe Kling

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Orion
23 February 2021
WELCOME TO QUALITYLAND This book is for you. Yes, you specifically.

We hope you enjoy your trip to the happiest, most advanced place on earth.

QualityLand is the world's first 2.0 country, where everything is run by infallible algorithm, including:

- Society (in which everyone is ranked by level) - Shopping (orders arrive before you even know you want them) - Relationships (you will be notified instantly if there is a better match) In fact, this very algorithm selected you to visit QualityLand. If you don't like it, you're not just ungrateful - you're also wrong, because the algorithm is always right.

While you're visiting, be aware there is an election going on - the perfect time to see QualityLand in action...

ENJOY YOUR TRIP!
By:   Marc-Uwe Kling
Imprint:   Orion
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 196mm,  Width: 130mm,  Spine: 32mm
Weight:   300g
ISBN:   9781409191155
ISBN 10:   140919115X
Pages:   352
Publication Date:   23 February 2021
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Marc-Uwe Kling is a German author, songwriter, and stand-up comedian. Qualityland spent months on the German bestseller lists, has sold more than half a million copies to date internationally, and is currently in production as an HBO series. Kling lives in Berlin.

Reviews for Qualityland

How much you enjoy this is in direct proportion to how much trouble you think we're in. Sleep tight. * KIRKUS REVIEWS * This is spot-on satire. * PUBLISHERS WEEKLY * Satire reminiscent of Douglas Adams or Rob Grant * STARBURST * The best kind of satire, offering up a funhouse mirror version of our world that is so smart and so cutting, you have to laugh to keep from crying. * Rob Hart, author of THE WAREHOUSE * An amusing skewering of the logical consequences of the world's increasing efficiency and optimisation. * NEW SCIENTIST * QUALITYLAND is very funny and very scary - my kind of book. * Mike Judge, creator of Silicon Valley and King of the Hill *


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