The groundbreaking new novel by Joshua Ortega explores the themes of freedom, privacy, and security through a compelling narrative filled with fascinating characters and breathtaking concepts. In the tradition of 1984, Brave New World, and Fahrenheit 451, Frequencies is a meditation on the place of the individual in a society increasingly equipped to infringe.--Seattle Weekly
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... "If anything happens to me in the next few days, I want to make sure you know
who to look for. I doubt shit's gonna go down, but I'm lettin' you know about it just
in case." "Alright, yeah. I'm glad you told me." McCready's face showed concern.
"Alright, alright," McCready said with a laugh. "No need to get your feathers
ruffled." He pulled out his shades. "So where are you planning on taking us?"
Reaching the throwback door, Ashley said, somewhat antagonistically, "I don't
"Alright, I gotta know — is this baby actually mine, or am I just borrowing her?" "
She's yours, Mr. McCready." "Fuckin'-A." He walked over to the front door and
opened it. He touched the red vinyl interior. "I am in the sweetest dream right now
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Carl_Alves - LibraryThing
The jacket cover of Frequencies compares this novel to 1984. I think to a large degree that is the problem with the novel . It tries entirely too hard to be like 1984 and it is heavy-handed in its ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - theageofsilt - LibraryThing
Full of cliches and anachronism -- "bomb" and "chill" will apparently still be slang fifty years in the future! An unnecessary appendix informs the ignorant reader that "siempre" is Spanish for always ... Read full review