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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After he set his feet onto the cushioned, pedallike rests at the base of the chair,
two small compartments opened beneath his hands. He put his palms into the
opening, and placed his fingertips inside ten thimble-shaped devices. Retracting
"Welcome, Ashley," said the tall, dark, and handsome doorman, extending his
hands towards her. "I'm glad you could make it. How are you?" "I'm okay, Raj,"
she said. "Thanks." As McCready came through the door, a few of the casually
"Oh my Goddess," she said, covering her mouth with one hand, holding his hand
with the other. "They killed him, Ashley. Those fuckers killed him." She placed her
other hand on top of his, and said nothing. "And you know what's so fuckin' sick ...
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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