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User Review  - ScoLgo - LibraryThing

Doctorow loves to write about the near-future with the little guy going up against evil mega-corps and 'Makers' is no exception to that basic premise. Perry and Lester are hacking a post-modern living ... Read full review

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User Review  - theWallflower - LibraryThing

Doctorow steers away from the singularity science-fiction & urban fantasy and returns to base roots -- boys with toys. The story chronicles two Makers -- people who build random DIY stuff just to see ... Read full review

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User Review  - amelish - LibraryThing

Is this a novel or a very long series of speculative blog posts? Cory Doctorow's excellent at describing plausible futures, but there's something bloodless and off-putting about how he strings the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Disquiet - LibraryThing

Doctorow's novel tries to imagine the near future as impacted by inexpensive 3D printers just as much as we have in our time been impacted by the Internet. The book follows two natural inventors who ... Read full review

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User Review  - yonitdm - LibraryThing

This book had great characters, an interesting plot, fascinating inventions, and an uncomfortably plausible future. There were a few loose ends I wish had been addressed, but the fact that I care about them at all shows how the author was successful in creating a world ripe for reader buy in! Read full review

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User Review  - bfister - LibraryThing

A novel of ideas that includes well-developed characters and endless inventiveness. In a near future, large corporations begin to invest in small entrepreneurial operations. Two makers in Florida ... Read full review

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User Review  - vmccaffrey - LibraryThing

This is one of those scifi books that is about the story. The book isn't hurried along by fights or aliens, but is carried by the strength of the story. Well imagined characters and (for me) the ... Read full review

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User Review  - mirikayla - LibraryThing

Good, but it was soooo long to listen to on audio. It was a little techy for me in places, but the story and characters were great. Read full review

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User Review  - deldevries - LibraryThing

Fiction that takes strings of truth from our daily lives and weaves a complex story into the future. Excellent! Read full review

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User Review  - SChant - LibraryThing

Completely failed to get into this and gave up after 20 or so pages. Way too geeky and self-satisfied. Read full review


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