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Книга Let's All Kill Constance

Let's All Kill Constance

Автор:
Bradbury Ray Douglas
Язык книги:
Английский
Кол-во страниц:
31
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424
Книга Komarr

Komarr

Автор:
Bujold Lois Mcmaster
Язык книги:
Английский
Кол-во страниц:
91
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484
Книга A Scanner Darkly

A Scanner Darkly

Автор:
Dick Philip Kindred
Язык книги:
Английский
Кол-во страниц:
61
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612

British Science Fiction Award (1978)

Книга Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

Автор:
Doctorow Cory
Язык книги:
Английский
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31
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455

A novel by Cory Doctorow:

Jules is a young man barely a century old. He's lived long enough to see the cure for death and the end of scarcity, to learn ten languages and compose three symphonies...and to realize his boyhood dream of taking up residence in Disney World.

Disney World! The greatest artistic achievement of the long-ago twentieth century. Now in the care of a network of volunteer "ad-hocs" who keep the classic attractions running as they always have, enhanced with only the smallest high-tech touches.

Now, though, it seems the "ad hocs" are under attack. A new group has taken over the Hall of the Presidents and is replacing its venerable audioanimatronics with new, immersive direct-to-brain interfaces that give guests the illusion of being Washington, Lincoln, and all the others. For Jules, this is an attack on the artistic purity of Disney World itself. Worse: it appears this new group has had Jules killed. This upsets him. (It's only his fourth death and revival, after all.) Now it's war: war for the soul of the Magic Kingdom, a war of ever-shifting reputations, technical wizardry, and entirely unpredictable outcomes.

Bursting with cutting-edge speculation and human insight, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom reads like Neal Stephenson meets Nick Hornby: a coming-of-age romantic comedy and a kick-butt cybernetic tour de force.

Книга Eastern Standard Tribe

Eastern Standard Tribe

Автор:
Doctorow Cory
Язык книги:
Английский
Кол-во страниц:
40
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494

The first thing you notice when reading Eastern Standard Tribe is that it suggests a methodology that Doctorow follows when building his novels: identify and research a cool new idea, add more and more cool bits to that idea, and then build that into a story. In Down and Out the cool idea was reputation-based economies, and in Tribe it's a new kind of social group emerging that chooses to abandon its local standard time to live and work in stop with another more desirable one...

Damien Broderick, in a recent review, coined the rather amusing term "blogpunk," which seems to very much apply to Doctorow's work. It refers to the tendency of writers of online journals to accumulate fascinating factoids and then share them amongst themselves. And, to an extent, you can see that in Tribe. The novel's background is full of cool things — cars running on lard and such — but it's just that, background. At its heart, Tribe is a witty, sometimes acerbic poke in the eye at modern culture. Everything comes under Doctorow's microscope, and he manages to be both up to date and off the cuff in the best possible way.

— Jonathan Strahan , Locus Magazine

Книга Neuromancer

Neuromancer

Автор:
Gibson William
Язык книги:
Английский
Кол-во страниц:
58
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410

Here is the novel that started it all, launching the cyberpunk generation, and the first novel to win the holy trinity of science fiction: the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award and the Philip K. Dick Award. With Neuromancer, William Gibson introduced the world to cyberspace--and science fiction has never been the same.

Case was the hottest computer cowboy cruising the information superhighway--jacking his consciousness into cyberspace, soaring through tactile lattices of data and logic, rustling encoded secrets for anyone with the money to buy his skills. Then he double-crossed the wrong people, who caught up with him in a big way--and burned the talent out of his brain, micron by micron. Banished from cyberspace, trapped in the meat of his physical body, Case courted death in the high-tech underworld. Until a shadowy conspiracy offered him a second chance--and a cure--for a price....

Книга New Rose hotel

New Rose hotel

Автор:
Gibson William
Язык книги:
Английский
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4
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406
Книга Der Schwarm

Der Schwarm

Автор:
Schatzing Frank
Язык книги:
Немецкий
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273
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415

Ein Fischer verschwindet vor Peru, spurlos. Цlbohrexperten stoЯen in der norwegischen See auf merkwьrdige Organismen, die hunderte Quadratkilometer Meeresboden in Besitz genommen haben. Wдhrenddessen geht mit den Walen entlang der Kьste British Columbias eine unheimliche Verдnderung vor. Nichts von alledem scheint miteinander in Zusammenhang zu stehen. Doch Sigur Johanson, norwegischer Biologe und Schцngeist, glaubt nicht an Zufдlle. Auch der indianische Walforscher Leon Anawak gelangt zu einer beunruhigenden Erkenntnis: Eine Katastrophe bahnt sich an. Doch wer oder was lцst sie aus? Wдhrend die Welt an den Abgrund gerдt, kommen die Wissenschaftler zusammen mit der britischen Journalistin Karen Weaver einer ungeheuerlichen Wahrheit auf die Spur.

Книга True Names

True Names

Автор:
Vinge Vernor Steffen
Язык книги:
Английский
Кол-во страниц:
27
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271

This collection, structured around a reprint of Vernor Vinge's enormously influential novella "True Names," includes several essays as well as other short fiction inspired by Vinge's revolutionary tale.

Книга Женщина в зеркале

Женщина в зеркале

Автор:
Абашели Александр
Язык книги:
Русский
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31
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423

Александр Виссарионович Абашели (1884–1954) — один из лучших мастеров современной грузинской поэзии. Он был художником повседневно обогащавшим свое творчество чутким восприятием нашей современности, он был прежде всего поэтом-мыслителем, вникающим в жизнь, воспринимающим ее «глазами разума».

Его роман «Женщина в зеркале» является первой попыткой в грузинской литературе создать значительное произведение научно— фантастического жанра.

В некоторые теоретические положения и технические расчеты легшие в основу романа А. Абашели, написанного более четверти века назад, наука сегодня, естественно, внесла коррективы. Многие предвидения писателя — в наши годы в эпоху использования атомной энергии и полетов в космос — уже перестали быть фантастикой. Но роман А. В. Абашели по-прежнему звучит очень современно, он будит мысль и проникнут верой в неограниченные возможности человеческого разума.

Книга рассчитана на широкие круги читателей, на юное поколение и взрослых.