Can you put a price on happiness? Can you put a price on life experiences? In this world everything is possible. Please, don’t give any ideas, we are already paying a price for everything.
He is an ordinary man, with an unremarkable life when he receives an envelope with an invoice for 5.700.000 kronor. He didn’t take it seriously and just forgot about it. But, after a while, he received a new invoice remembering him, that he has a debt for that quantity: 5.700.000 kronor.
We are charged for all. One day, someone, will decide to charge us for the quality of the air that we are breathing, or maybe someone is already charging us to breath a better air during our holidays far away from home.
In this book, that become a reality. All countries decide to charge their citizens for their experiences. Better the experiences, better the general feeling of comfort, biggest the charge is.
Our main character, even being an unremarkable man, has had and will have in the future a good life. He needs to pay for this.
This is an accessible book, a refreshing one. It is not a great book, but it is the kind of book that gives me a break from stress and problems.