Mr E. McConnell

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The Machine by James Smythe
The Machine by James Smythe
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The machine is black & cold... and cold & black .. and it's got a screen which is also black but blacker when turned off and the machine hums both when plugged in and when not plugged in. I imagine it being similar to a large (black) Photocopier.

I'm 40% through the kindle version; blackness & temperature seem to be the major themes of this novel so far. Nothing has happened yet.

The most pacey bit to this point is when she upgrades the Machine's firmware with a USB stick (I'm not joking).
[It's also very "black" inside The Machine, in case your were wondering. No mention of interior temperature.]

I'm tempted to ditch this book completely but… Read more

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