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The Fractal Prince,9780765329509

The Fractal Prince

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780765329509

ISBN10:
0765329506
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
11/27/2012
Publisher(s):
Tor Books
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Summary

"The good thing is, no one will ever die again. The bad thing is, everyone will want to."A physicist receives a mysterious paper. The ideas in at are far, far ahead of current thinking and quite, quite terrifying.In a city of "fast ones," shadow players, and jinni, two sisters contemplate a revolution.And on the edges of reality a thief, helped by a sardonic ship, is trying to break into a Schr^dinger box for his patron. In the box is his freedom. Or not.Jean de Flambeur is back. And he's running out of time.In Hannu Rajaniemi's sparkling follow-up to the critically-acclaimed international sensation The Quantum Thief, he returns to his awe-inspiring vision of the universeOand we discover what the future held for Earth.

Author Biography

Born and raised in Finland, HANNU RAJANIEMI lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he is a founding director of a financial consultancy, ThinkTank Maths. He is the holder of several advanced degrees in mathematics and physics. Multilingual from an early age, he writes his science fiction in English.

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Praise for The Quantum Thief:
“Spectacularly and convincingly inventive, assured and wholly spellbdinding: one of the most impressive debuts in years.”  —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“A stellar debut.”  —Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Outstanding… A storytelling skill rarely found from even the most experienced authors.”
—Library Journal, starred review

"The best first SF novel I’ve read in years. Hard to admit, but I think he’s better at this stuff than I am.” —Charles Stross

“Rajaniemi has spectacularly delivered on the promise that this is likely to be the most important SF novel we’ll see this year.” —Locus

“Absolutely incredible… Endlessly inventive and compulsively readable. It’s one of the best books of the year.”  —RT Book Reviews, Top Pick



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