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Overall, a great book I'd highly recommend for anyone who reads.
The novel's time came and went and sci-fi novels of the near future are a lot less interesting when history and technology make their premises irrelevant.
Lots of action, interesting characters, and a fast paced plot with a crazy theory in the middle.
Extremely well-written and interesting. Part thriller and mostly meditation on many interesting topics, including an anarcho-capitalist near future and the melding of software and... Read morePublished 15 hours ago by mike
I had no idea what to expect, having just read the Baroque Cycle and Diamond Age. This is a fast paced prescient roller coaster through the near future, written back before so much... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Steve Lewis
This is a really good read. Wish there was another to continue the story.Published 6 days ago by Klay
The cyberpunk is well done, but the dialogue and descriptive prose already show a little age. I loved the "Dan Brown for hackers" thing. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Shanly Suepaul
If it weren't for HHGTTG this would be my definitive favorite book of all time. Where that was more philosophical comedy set in space, this is hardcore SciFi to the max. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Tim Schafer
I own several copies of this books, the unabridged audio tapes and it was completely worth it to upgrade my yearly re-listen by buying the CDs. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Donna M. Ryan
Holy moly!!! The last "thick novels" I read were Hitchhiker's Guide and Dirk Gently books from the late, great Douglas Adams (in the mid- to late '80s), but when a friend... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Lurch