Autonomous Autonomous

Autonomous

A Novel

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Publisher Description

"Autonomous is to biotech and AI what Neuromancer was to the Internet."—Neal Stephenson

"Something genuinely and thrillingly new in the naturalistic, subjective, paradoxically humanistic but non-anthropomorphic depiction of bot-POV—and all in the service of vivid, solid storytelling."—William Gibson

When anything can be owned, how can we be free?

Earth, 2144. Jack is an anti-patent scientist turned drug pirate, traversing the world in a submarine as a pharmaceutical Robin Hood, fabricating cheap scrips for poor people who can’t otherwise afford them. But her latest drug hack has left a trail of lethal overdoses as people become addicted to their work, doing repetitive tasks until they become unsafe or insane.

Hot on her trail, an unlikely pair: Eliasz, a brooding military agent, and his robotic partner, Paladin. As they race to stop information about the sinister origins of Jack’s drug from getting out, they begin to form an uncommonly close bond that neither of them fully understand.

And underlying it all is one fundamental question: Is freedom possible in a culture where everything, even people, can be owned?

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2017
September 19
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
272
Pages
PUBLISHER
Tor Publishing Group
SELLER
Macmillan
SIZE
1.7
MB

Customer Reviews

You can call me Nickname ,

The possible best way to end that book

This is an awesome read and totally worth putting your time towards. I don’t get a lot of alone/downtime, but when I did I would flip through a few pages at a time. One thing that captivated me were the detailed intros that seemingly immersed you into he world created by the author and grabbed your attention when the intro subsided into the main plot. Amazing book, really good succinct ending for a story that, even though there were clear evils in the story, the characters inherently felt human.

Thanks!

spikenheimer ,

ups and downs

starts well but you quickly learn to dislike the main story characters based on their violent pursuit of “justice” as determined by their corporate overlords

Ph77 ,

Superb!

Read it.

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