When his own high-tech start up turns into a Fortune 500 computer gaming group, Richard Forthrast, the black sheep of an Iowa family who has amassed an illegal fortune, finds the line between fantasy and reality becoming blurred when a virtual war for dominance is triggered.
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A computer virus gets everything started, we meet members of the Russian mafia and some jihadists, fly on a private jet to China (and back from the Philippines), and get stranded on drifting boats ... Read full review
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I always find Stephenson's books effortless to read, they're page turners that combine the best aspects of thriller novels with some interesting speculative elements, even when lengthy. That's ... Read full review