The Execution Channel

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Macmillan, Jun 12, 2007 - Fiction - 285 pages
14 Reviews
It's after 9/11. After the bombing. After the Iraq war. After 7/7. After the Iran war. After the nukes. After the flu. After the Straits. After Rosyth. In a world just down the road from our own, on-line bloggers vie with old-line political operatives and new-style police to determine just where reality lies.
 
James Travis is a British patriot and a French spy. On the day the Big One hits, Travis and his daughter must strive to make sense of the nuclear bombing of Scotland and the political repercussions of a series of terrorist attacks. With the information war in full swing, the only truth they have is what they're able to see with their own eyes. They know that everything else is--or may be--a lie.

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User Review  - kevinashley - LibraryThing

The first book of Ken Macleod's that I read (The Star Fraction) captivated me. He continues to do so. MacLeod has themes and settings that he returns to regularly. Scotland, politics of the extreme ... Read full review

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User Review  - nmele - LibraryThing

Ken MacLeod is one of my favorite science fiction writers, because of his politics, his plots and his vision. The Execution Channel might best be described as an homage to James Blish although MacLeod ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Ken MacLeod is the author of many acclaimed SF novels, including The Stone Canal, The Cassini Division, and Newton's Wake. His latest novel, Learning the World, won the Prometheus Award (his third) and was a finalist for the Hugo Award. He lives with his family near Edinburgh, Scotland.

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