Budz, Mark

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(1960-    ) US author who began publishing work of genre interest with "The War Inside" for Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine in June 1991, and who published further short fiction in the 1990s; his ongoing Clade sequence – comprising Clade (2003), Crache (2005) and Idolon (2006), with further volumes projected – presents a noirish Near Future America where power is exercised – and various levels of the social order are controlled – through the Biological applications of Nanotechnology. His intricate overview of a future where the biological nature of humans is digitally controllable marks him as an author whose work may seem increasingly salient. [JC]

Robert Mark Budz

born Cherry Hills, New Jersey: 1 November 1960

died

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Clade

  • Clade (New York: Bantam/Spectra, 2003) [Clade: pb/Stephen Youll]
  • Crache (New York: Bantam/Spectra, 2004) [Clade: pb/Stephen Youll]
  • Idolon (New York: Bantam/Spectra, 2006) [Clade: pb/Allen Spiegel]
  • Till Human Voices Wake Us (New York: Bantam/Spectra, 2007) [Clade: pb/]

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