double-edged vision of the post-human."
- The Wall Street Journal
lightning bolt of a novel, with a sense of awe missing from a lot of current
- Ars Technica
"Starred Review. Naam
turns in a stellar performance in his debut SF novel... What matters here is
the remarkable scope and narrative power of the story."
"A superbly plotted high-tension technothriller ... full of delicious, thoughtful moral ambiguity ... a hell of a read."
- Cory Doctorow
"A gripping piece
of near future speculation... all the grit and pace of the Bourne
- Alastair Reynolds, author of Revelation
"A sharp, chilling look at our likely future."
- Charles Stross, author of Singularity Sky and Halting State
"The most brilliant hard SF thriller I've read in years. Reminds me
of Michael Crichton at his best."
- Brenda Cooper,
author of The Creative Fire
"A rich cast of characters...the action scenes are crisp, the glimpses of
future tech and culture are mesmerizing."
- Publishers Weekly
"Any old writer can take you on a roller coaster ride, but it takes a
wizard like Ramez Naam to take you on the same ride while he builds the roller
coaster a few feet in front of you."
- John Barnes, author of Directive
- SFX Magazine
"An incredibly imaginative, action-packed intellectual romp!"
- Dani Kollin, Prometheus
Award-winning author of The Unincorporated Man
"The only serious successor to Michael Crichton."
Harrison, author of Archangel