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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"Gonpo la," Lhasa said respectfully. Ashley's grandfather nodded his head, eyes
still shut, then cupped his hands, reached into the water, and washed his face.
Standing upright, he motioned his hands in a manner similar to Canis, opened
"And it's 'Gonpo.'" "Gonpo," he quickly corrected himself. "Right." He sat forward
and cautiously looked around the room. "He couldn't hear that, could he?" She
laughed. "Don't worry, McCready. Gonpo's not petty." "You sure?" "Yeah." "Alright.
"I said that intelligent life should not be limited to human form," Gonpo replied. "
That doesn't mean we have to evolve out of our current form, it just means that we
should not be limited by it. We should be willing to explore the possibilities that ...
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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