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Halting state

Author: Charles Stross
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Sergeant Sue Smith is called in to investigate a daring Edinburgh robbery, a crime perpetrated by a band of marauding orcs with a dragon in tow in the virtual reality land of Avalon Four, and discovers that events in the virtual world could have a devastating impact on the real one.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Stross
ISBN: 0441014984 9780441014989
OCLC Number: 123232449
Description: 351 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Charles Stross.
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Sergeant Sue Smith is called in to investigate a daring Edinburgh robbery, a crime perpetrated by a band of marauding orcs with a dragon in tow in the virtual reality land of Avalon Four, and discovers that events in the virtual world could have a devastating impact on the real one.

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by wrobins1 (WorldCat user published 2008-01-03) Very Good Permalink
"Hello. We're Round Peg/Round Hole Recruitment. We want to offer you a job on behalf of one of our clients ."Stross is noted for inventive, different and sometimes wry writing. Halting State is set in near future Scotland, now mostly independent. Information technology has taken on a more essential role...
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