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THE GRID

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Imagine HAL, the murderously defensive computer of 2001, in charge of a state-of-the-art Los Angeles office building, and you have the premise for Kerr's witty, eminently predictable blockbuster. Jenny Bao, feng shui consultant for the Yu Building's Chinese owner, knows the omens for the skyscraper are all wrong, but instead of heeding her warnings, Ray Richardson, the building's head architect ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pankaj Verma - Goodreads

One of the best writing by kerr in the ages when technothriller were still at their nascent stages. story moves at very fast pace and keeps you guessing till the last pages. Read full review

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User Review  - Monique - Goodreads

Interesting idea: a new building has been constructed that is totally automated. An incident happens and the computer takes over the building and kills the people trapped in it. Fun premise, not so far fetched. Good suspense, interesting characters. I finished it in one day. Fun summer read. Read full review

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User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

I very much enjoy Phillip Kerr's writing. This book was interesting since it showed Architecture and technology crossing paths in a futuristic Space Odyssey way. I would recommend it Read full review

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User Review  - Danath01 - Goodreads

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User Review  - Claude Vertu - Goodreads

A story which makes for a really good escape from the ordinary. I liked just about everything about the story except for the ongoing chess game which I just decided to skip through after a while. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Paula Berinstein - Goodreads

It really pains me to pan this book because I very much enjoyed Philip Kerr's children's book, Children of the Lamp: The Akhenaten Adventure. But The Grid is not cut from the same cloth. I couldn't ... Read full review

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User Review  - Margreet Nannenberg - Goodreads

Way too short! Read full review

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User Review  - GŁnter Wahl - Goodreads

A group of architects is building an intelligent skyscraper for a chinese company in Los Angeles while some students protest for the human rights policy in China. There is a feng shui adviser so floor ... Read full review

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User Review  - Martijn Hartman-maatman - Goodreads

I have read this book before in the past and just decided to read it again. It is quite a good story, but a bit on the technical side every now and then. Read full review

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