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Thread: 'Wear' can I find this?
September 3rd, 2010, 08:47 AM #1
'Wear' can I find this?
Somewhere out there is a short story. Possibly with romantic leanings. Set in a world where peoples clothes are their cars. Cars are worn. You can buy new cars in stores in the same way you might buy a new outfit. To be seen out of your car is like being naked.
The way the story is written doesn't give the impression of the car/clothes being big and bulky. They are treated exactly like clothes.
It was probably in a collection..... obviously........
September 4th, 2010, 12:17 PM #2
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Probably not what you are looking for, but a clothes-related novel by Barrington Bayley is 'The Garments of Caean'.
September 5th, 2010, 03:59 PM #3
October 2nd, 2010, 08:06 PM #4
Why is it that every time I read a story description like this I am immediately convinced Philip K Dick wrote it?
September 21st, 2013, 04:34 PM #5
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This story is somewher in my collection of sci fi. When I read it again, I'll tell you the title and who/wher it's written.
September 22nd, 2013, 02:15 AM #6
Thanks Uglemor. At least I wasn't dreaming.