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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This shit does not taste like tamales. Tastes more like dog food." He gave the bag
back to McCready. "What do you expect, man? It's dog food for people — that's
what all these little packaged snack foods are. Kibbles 'n BitsŪ, Tiny TamalesTM
If he tries to pull any shit ..." He pulled out his Freemon badge, showing it to Z. "
He's gonna find himself in a coma." Z nodded as he stared down at his fallen
friend. "Shit, dude," he mumbled, "I think he already is." His enhanced
metabolism now ...
"You're in deep shit, Agent McCready." He turned from the screen. "Yeah, well, I
guess that makes two of us, hunh? 'Cause your ass is on the line, too," he said,
pointing his finger at Stone. "You attacked Mason Huxton's daughter, genius.
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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