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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"I'll take a look," Takura said. McCready could always tell when Takura went
online. The slight twitch of his head, the momentary droop at the corners of his
mouth, a dilation of his feline pupils . . . then Takura was back to normal. Or,
"I imagine you guys'll be accompanying us on the sweep, so you can — " Ignacio
held up his hand. "Shh," he said, feeling a vibration on his wrist. "Call's coming in.
" He touched his wristcom. "Ignacio, everything chill over there?" Takura asked.
Rather than using a uniview, Takura was mentally projecting out through
cyberspace via the satellink hookup in his brain. He was presenting as his usual
avatar, the Cheshire cat from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Not the purple
one from ...
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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