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Charles Stross was born in Leeds, England in 1964. He holds degrees in pharmacy and computer science, and has worked in a variety of jobs including pharmacist, technical author, software engineer, and freelance journalist. He is now a full-time writer.
I loved halting state and was hoping for more of that caliber here. Sadly, Stross never seemed to convince me that there was depth to the chapters I was reading about/whose eyes I... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Charlie
One of the best stories I have ever read. Makes me want to read more of his work. A pleasure.Published 2 months ago by alfred j. gonzalez
This author gave me a new way to look at a possible future life. Very thought provoking.Published 2 months ago by Greg
Not as good as the previous book, Halting State, but still entertaining.Published 4 months ago by Michael
Not as good as it's prequel and with an unsatisfying resolution. All the same this is still Stross who has a great point of view on technology and society and great character... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Christopher Davis
Charles Stross dramatizes some of the most interesting technical trends of anyone writing just now. I started with his Laundry series for fun reads, and have enjoyed branching... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
I am a science fiction fan, but I don't think this is a good book, the style is odd.Published 8 months ago by justin barszczowski
Great book, puts forth a very real possibility of near future. It is scary in retrospect, but while reading it was fun and easily followed. Read morePublished 9 months ago by chokolada