Halting State (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Oct 2, 2007 - Fiction - 336 pages
23 Reviews
Now in paperback?from the author of Saturn?s Children.

In the year 2018, a daring bank robbery has taken place at Hayek Associates. The suspects are a band of marauding orcs, with a dragon in tow for fire support, and the bank is located within the virtual reality land of Avalon Four. But Sergeant Sue Smith discovers that this virtual world robbery may be linked to some real world devastation.


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The plot is frenetic and engaging. - LibraryThing
I'm glad to see that he's writing a sequel. - LibraryThing
Anyway, back to the plot. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

Rereading this book (to refresh my memory for diving into the sequel, Rule 34) has caused me to substantially revise my opinion of it. Five stars??? What was I thinking? Judging by my previous review ... Read full review

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User Review  - lavaturtle - LibraryThing

Classic cyberpunk. Except written only two years ago. Great fun. Read full review


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About the author (2007)

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.

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