The Calcutta Chromosome by Amitav Ghosh:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Very enjoyable and intriguing story that creates a narrative from medical mysteries and English colonial days in India. You have to read all the parts to see the whole. Select an invention:

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re: Ray Cummings

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re: Jack Vance

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re: Arthur C. Clarke

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re: William Gibson

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re: Samuel R. Delany

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re: Arthur C. Clarke

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