The Fractal Prince

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Tom Doherty Associates, Sep 27, 2012 - Fiction - 320 pages
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"The good thing is, no one will ever die again. The bad thing is, everyone will want to."

A physicist receives a mysterious paper. The ideas in it are far, far ahead of current thinking and quite, quite terrifying. In a city of "fast ones," shadow players, and jinni, two sisters contemplate a revolution.
And on the edges of reality a thief, helped by a sardonic ship, is trying to break into a Schrödinger box for his patron. In the box is his freedom. Or not.

Jean de Flambeur is back. And he's running out of time.

In Hannu Rajaniemi's sparkling follow-up to the critically acclaimed international sensation The Quantum Thief, he returns to his awe-inspiring vision of the universe...and we discover what the future held for Earth.

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User Review  - bhutton - LibraryThing

Fantastic book. A bit lost at the beginning and not entirely sure about the epilogue but the rest of the book is entertaining and very well crafted. Read full review

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User Review  - TheDivineOomba - LibraryThing

I didn't like this book as much as the first - but it is still better than most of the stuff out there. This story is set on a changed Earth - "Wild Code", that is nano-technology run amuck - will ... Read full review


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Born and raised in Finland, HANNU RAJANIEMI lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he is a founding director of a financial consultancy, ThinkTank Maths. He is the holder of several advanced degrees in mathematics and physics. Multilingual from an early age, he writes his science fiction in English. He is the author of The Quantum Thief, The Fractal Prince and The Causal Angel.

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