This novel consists 102 chapters. The chapters are short, but the dialogues between the characters are meant to be philosophical.
The story is about a prince traveling in the space eight hundred years from now, and his memory of growing up and living on earth in the twentieth century. The narrative addresses on different issues related to life and culture, many perspectives such as art, food, politics, religion and love are touched on. The description on food is extensive, and it reflects on the author’s life and family manners.
Although the conversations between the protagonist and other characters on different subjects are fascinating on how the technology is advanced and the encounter of extra-terrestrials in the future life in the space, but it is more important to sense the big question of how human face themselves and how to look for the meaning of existence in unlimited time and space if ever given.