Islands in the Net

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Ace Books, 1989 - Fiction - 396 pages
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Information is power, and even in the peaceful post-millenial age, power corrupts. Data pirates, new-age mercenaries, high-tech shamans, and murder stalk a brutal netherworld of deregulated havens in the Global Communications Network--Islands in the Net.

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User Review  - Isamoor - LibraryThing

Oct10: The rare book I couldn't even finish. Characters: I just couldn't understand what motivated a damn one of them. Plot: I'd say this didn't age well, but I don't think it started off good. So ... Read full review

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A review I wrote in 1990. Spoilers follow. For all his hyperbole, posturing, and preaching as to what sf should and shouldn’t be and his wild proclamations on the evil’s of Reagan, Sterling is a first ... Read full review


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Bruce Sterling is a recent winner of the Nebula Award and the author of the nonfiction book "The Hacker Crackdown" as well as novels and short story collections. He co-authored, with William Gibson, the critically acclaimed novel "The Difference Engine." He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and daughter.

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