"e;Harmer takes cues from Margaret Atwood and Cormac McCarthy in this sharp debut, a cautionary tale of tech gone astray."e;Toronto LifeIn a time and place only slightly removed from now, PINA, the world's largest tech company, has introduced society to a new product called ';Port.' This irresistible space-time travel device is mysteriously powered by nostalgia and longing: Step inside a P… ort and find yourself transported any place your heart desires, real or imagined. Earth's population plummets when many who pass through its portal don't come backeither unwilling or unable to return. In The Amateurs, Liz Harmer has crafted a subtle, many-faceted debut novel about rapture and romanceand the strange, dark, powerful alchemy that happens when technology meets desire.
Series: Knopf Canada