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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"That's nuts. Seriously?" She smiled. "Yep." "Holy shit." He looked away from her
momentarily. "So that's why my cigarette is burning like this? The air knows to
turn the smoke into more air?" Ashley nodded. "Jesus," he said, taking another
"The geodesic domes, you mean?" "Right. What are they for?" "Laboratories,"
Mason replied. "Gonpo's?" "Yes. Though visiting scientists often work there as
well." "Hm ..." He took a draw from his cigarette. "They don't fit with the rest of the
Joshua Ortega. "Whoa ..." McCready removed the cigarette from his mouth. "
Thanks, Huxton, I, ah . . ." He laughed. "Thanks." Mason nodded. "The second
option is a long term offer, one which I will straightforwardly tell you I prefer." He
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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