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Where were you last Pluterday?

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Published by DAW Books in New York, USA .
Written in English


About the Edition

Translated from the Dutch original Sam, of de Pluterdag by Danny De Laet and Willy Magiels.

Edition Notes

Other titlesSam, of de Pluterdag
StatementPaul van Herck ; translated by Danny de Laet and Willy Magiels.
SeriesDAW Books No. 51; DAW catalog # UQ1051
ContributionsDAW Books Inc., Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLC R CP00085
The Physical Object
FormatMass market Paperback
Pagination159 p. ;
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1488640M
LC Control Number93159673
OCLC/WorldCa1374846

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by taking a plane instead of a. The theme in the book is Pluterday, an extra day in the week which can be withdrawn if one saves enough time (e.g. by taking a plane instead of a train). Only the rich can save enough time and thus Pluterday is in practice reserved for the "happy few", resulting in a class society.

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