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There's A Bug Going Around

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There's A Bug Going Around

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There's A Bug Going Around is a medical thriller/black comedy where the principal character is HIV, the AIDS virus. Felix, the research scientist, needs it as a means of fulfilling his professional ambitions and for settling scores with his father. Bismarck, the homophobic President of a drug company, fears it and wants it hunted down and destroyed. Mrs Plank, the mother of a self-obsessed rock star, accepts it as a weapon in the war of belittlement against her son. Henry, the ineffectual shop assistant, is martyred because of it. Tiger, the gay militant, enlists it for political mobilisation and revenge. The book is a social dance macabre around this modern day plague. The novel was written in the 1990s at the height of the AIDS epidemic when the gay community particularly was threatened with a life threatening incurable and untreatable disease. The book presents a credible cure for AIDS and the appendix gives the true story of why this is so, the dramatic scientific conflict in identifying HIV and how this possible cure was overlooked in the process..

ISBN: 9781910133132

ISBN-10: 9781910133132

Publisher: Tambar Arts Ltd

Publication Date: 10/31/2018 - 12:00am

On Sale: 10/31/2018 - 12:00am

Pages: 268

Language: English

Categories

Thrillers - General

Literary

Medical