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Penguin, 2006 - 345 Seiten

Charles Stross takes a departure from his epic science fiction to craft this cross between Len Deighton--style espionage and H.P. Lovecraftian horror.

Bob Howard is a computer-hacker desk jockey, who has more than enough trouble keeping up with the endless paperwork he has to do on a daily basis. He should never be called on to do anything remotely heroic.

But somehow, he is...

 

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The book is definitely a bit of geeky, horror, humor with extra monsters from another dimension with evil intent. Also a political statement about civil service bureaucracy, Cold War espionage ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - SChant - LibraryThing

Yet another re-read for a Book Group, and it still stands up well. A mixture of Civil Service bureaucracy, Cold War spycraft, and the Cthulhu mythos, with a dash of wry humour and a dollop of horror. This is the beginning of a very good series. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Über den Autor (2006)

Charles Stross was born in Leeds, England in 1964. He holds degrees in pharmacy and computer science, and has worked in a variety of jobs including pharmacist, technical author, software engineer, and freelance journalist. He is now a full-time writer.

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