Praise for "The Merchants' War":
"Charles Stross's Merchant Princes novels are economic science fiction worth reading."
--Paul Krugman, "New York Times "bestselling author of" The Great Unraveling
""The world-building in this series is simply superb, in other words--it is engaging, crystal-clear and disturbingly real.... "The Merchants' War "is fast-paced and engrossing and will leave readers ravenous for the next installment."
"For sheer inventiveness and energy, this cliffhanger-riddled serial remains difficult to top."
""A fantastically thrilling series."
Charles Stross is the author of the bestselling Merchant Princes series, the Laundry series, and several stand-alone novels including "Glasshouse," "Accelerando," and "Saturn's Children." Born in Leeds, England, in 1964, Stross studied in London and Bradford, earning degrees in pharmacy and computer science. Over the next decade and a half he worked as a pharmacist, a technical writer, a software engineer, and eventually as a prolific journalist covering the IT industry. His short fiction began attracting wide attention in the late 1990s; his first novel, "Singularity Sky," appeared in 2003. He has subsequently won the Hugo Award twice. He lives with his wife in Edinburgh, Scotland, in a flat that is slightly older than the state of Texas.
I have managed to read all 6 box in the correct sequence, it's a great story and is really captivating if you can manage to get hold of all them to read in the right order. Read morePublished on 22 Feb. 2013 by Nick
This item was purchased for a third party who was very pleased with the packageing and speed of delivery.Published on 28 Jun. 2010 by R. W. Mason
These books really need to be read in order and this is another fantastic episode.
I really love the way Stross has taken three time periods and shows how the thinking... Read more