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The Dispatcher

Author: 

John Scalzi

This is a detective story set in a strange near future in which anyone who is intentionally killed almost always returns to life, naked, at home. It seems like a ridiculous premise, but Scalzi makes it believable, and provides a great, fast-paced detective story, too.

Favorite Thing: 
The strange premise, and how Scalzi makes it so plausible.
The Dispatcher book cover. A man crouching by a dead body, with a woman standing in the background.
Book Length: 
Short
Part of Series: 
Not part of a series
Stand Alone: 
Yes
Stickiness: 
Moderate
Categories: 
Disclosures: 
None