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The Shockwave Rider by [Brunner, John]
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ction Book Club Selection<br><br>"When John Brunner first told me of his intention to write this book, I was fascinated -- but I wondered whether he, or anyone, could bring it off. Bring it off he has -- with cool brilliance. A hero with transient personalities, animals with souls, think tanks and survival communities fuse to form a future so plausibly alive it has twitched at me ever since."<br><br>-- Alvin Toffler<br><br>Author of Future Shock<br><br>He Was The Most Dangerous Fugitive Alive, But He Didn't Exist!<br><br>Nickie Haflinger had lived a score of lifetimes...but technically he didn't exist. He was a fugitive from Tarnover, the high-powered government think tank that had educated him. First he had broken his identity code -- then he escaped.<br><br>Now he had to find a way to restore sanity and personal freedom to the computerized masses and to save a world tottering on the brink of disaster.<br><br>He didn't care how he did it...but the g

About the Author

John Brunner (1934-1995) published his first novel pseudonymously at the age of 17, and through the 1950s and early 1960s wrote many science fiction adventure novels. His work grew more ambitious in the late 1960s; "Stand on Zanzibar", a Hugo Award-winner, is generally regarded as his greatest achievement.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1058 KB
  • Print Length: 290 pages
  • Publisher: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy (1 April 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00J5X5M42
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 20 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #22,860 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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