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September 24, 2006

Virtual Light   (book)

Virtual Light
Virtual Light

I've tried to start reading this book three times now. I always get interrupted, or forget it when I'm leaving for a flight, etc. What I have read of it is good, so far.

One of the things I like about cyberpunk books is that the characters are never helpless. They can always figure out how to exist no matter what type of situation they're in, as long as they happen to be alive. This is an interesting book about a future world where hackers live as gods (interesting, although not the main thrust of the book) and the mafia can do what it wants to do because the police are in on it all of the time. Prejudice, technology, romance, and a dog eat dog future make this a worthwhile read.

Posted by yargevad at September 24, 2006 11:28 AM

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