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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With his palm touching the cold steel handle of his holstered Colt® Python®,
McCready emerged from the tall vegetation and trotted to the front door. He
activated his emvest, causing a momentary ripple in the visual space around his
"Drop us off at the corner up there." The PolarisTM moved over the row of parked
cars until it reached the tow-away zone at the end of the street. "You ready?" he
asked Ashley. She smiled. "Ready as I'll ever be." McCready touched his gun, ...
Touching his forehead to his father's, Mason said, "Good. Thank you." "Excellent."
Gonpo looked at Xanadeux, bowed his head, did the same with Kudu, then
moved over to Ashley. She held out her hands for him as he said, "
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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