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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their memetic infection to others." Broad shouldered, standing six feet four inches
tall, the director was an intimidating physical presence. "Need I remind you of
your memetics training?" "No, sir," Ignacio said. "I remember." One of the most ...
It took a considerable amount ((memetic.effects)) of effort for him to open his eyes
. He was in the backseat ((freemon.polaris)) of a car. She was looking ((beautiful
)) back at him from ((beautiful?)) the driver's seat. "We're heading back to HQ to ...
Isis: In Egyptian legend, the goddess of the earth and the moon. Isolation and
detention: n. Freemon term for the routine procedure of isolating a freeker from
other individuals (in order to prevent memetic infection) and then detaining them.
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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