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An excellent work regarding our future and the ever shifting definition of the Singularity. If you're interested in transhumanism, the singularity, cloud computing, search engines, futurism, etc. you'll probably enjoy reading this novel that is chock full of ideas--Stross shoves more ideas into a single chapter than most authors fit into an entire novel, which is quite a feat.
04/26/2009
Daniel Norrish - A Savage and Sprawling Kidnap Thriller
FEATURED AUTHOR - Kidnapping interests Dan more than murder and other crimes, primarily because kidnapping can build more suspense. Are they dead? Are they being held prisoner? In "The Imposter," thirteen kidnap victims tell the story of their experiences with a masked vigilante. The reader is presented with the perspectives of the captives, most of whom are murdered before they can share their knowledge with anyone other than the reader. Dan is a disability support worker, and is currently writing a kidnap… Read more