This article is from the Ben Elton FAQ, by Andrew Wong firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
"Small, well appointed future. Semi detached.
If the end of the world is nigh, then surely it's only sensible
to make alternative arrangements. Certainly the Earth has its
points, but what most people need is something smaller and more
Of course there are those who say that's planetary treason, but
who cares what the weirdos and terrorists think? Not Nathan. All
he cares is that his movie gets made and that there's somebody
left to see it.
In marketing terms the end of the world will be very big. Anyone
trying to save it should remember that."
The ISBN number is 0671851802, and is published by Simon and Schuster. You
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