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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"Indeed." Mason reached down to draw Excalibur, but found in its place an
ordinary sword. "What?" he asked. "What is it?" Xanadeux said. "Excalibur ..."
Mason checked the other side of his belt, but found only the leather pouch, the
flower still ...
"The Lady of the Lake gave Excalibur to Arthur ..." Mason slowly surveyed the
area. "I see no lakes though, only ocean." His eyes stopped at the giant caves.
One of the large winged creatures he had seen earlier was circling the area
Mason stepped in, coins clinking underfoot. "I believe we've found the dragon's
lair." At the far end of the den, embedded halfway into a large stone that rested
atop the treasure pile, was Excalibur. "And our prize." "And our dragon,"
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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