Trevelyan’s Wager

Trevelyan’s Wager

Trevelyan’s Wager




The trillion-dollar Elysium Corporation has perfected the science of genetically-induced immortality. Decay and death are no longer inevitable. For the right price, you can now enjoy eternal youth, and in great luxury. This is mankind’s ultimate achievement.

Trevelyan’s Wager proves an irresistible lure for an indelicate journalist, who suspects that people and permanence should never mix…


Trevelyan's Wager

by David Bassano
Release date: September 26, 2016
Genre: Sci-fi, Romance
Price: $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-941861-19-6


Praise for Trevelyan’s Wager

“All the more impressive considering that Trevelyan’s Wager is author David Bassano’s debut as a novelist, this deftly crafted and consistently compelling read is very highly recommended, especially for community library Science Fiction & Fantasy collections. For personal reading lists it should be noted that Trevelyan’s Wager is also available in a Kindle format ($9.99).”

Midwest Book Review

“Trevelyan’s Wager is a beautifully written treatise on life and death and what is truly important, something we perhaps forget in the endless pursuit of the next iPhone. Well worth reading, it will hopefully make you think twice about your motivations in life…”


Interview with David Bassano on Speak Up Talk Radio

Read a short story by David Bassano in the Scarlet Leaf Review

About the Author

David Bassano is a History professor at Brookdale Community College in New Jersey. He holds a PhD in International, Global, and Comparative History, specializing in Human Rights. He is a human rights activist and a writer of academic, nonfiction, and literary works. Trevelyan’s Wager is his first novella. He divides his time between New Jersey classrooms, Manhattan jazz clubs, East Coast hiking trails, and a particular Zen temple in Brooklyn.


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