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The Fractal Prince (Quantum Thief 2)
The Fractal Prince (Quantum Thief 2)
by Hannu Rajaniemi
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.02

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4.0 out of 5 stars Good sequel, 13 Dec 2012
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The first book (Quantum Thief) took a while to make sense, and settle down into a style you could decipher and appreciate as new and different. Once you "got it" it became a refreshing new angle on storytelling that I like. This book carries on from the first and is already in it's stride, so instant fun. For all it's newness though there is an underlying sense of Conan Doyle about it. Every so often everything falls into place because Le Flambeur does something only he knows about and you are left wondering how that happened based on the scant information you were given. And we are not talking about red clay on a shoe here! This is not to say it is too unpredictable. I like the fact I have no idea where it is going for a change!

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