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Woken furies

Author: Richard K Morgan
Publisher: New York : Del Rey, 2007 ©2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Del Rey Trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Mixing classic noir sensibilities with a searing futuristic vision of an age when death is nearly meaningless, Morgan returns to his saga of betrayal, mystery, and revenge, as Takeshi Kovacs, in one fatal moment, joins forces with a mysterious woman who may have the power to shatter Harlan's World forever. In a world where the real and virtual are one and the same and the dead can come back to life, the damsel in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Novels
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard K Morgan
ISBN: 9780345499776 0345499778
OCLC Number: 146265748
Description: 450 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Richard K. Morgan.

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"Mixing classic noir sensibilities with a searing futuristic vision of an age when death is nearly meaningless, Morgan returns to his saga of betrayal, mystery, and revenge, as Takeshi Kovacs, in one fatal moment, joins forces with a mysterious woman who may have the power to shatter Harlan's World forever. In a world where the real and virtual are one and the same and the dead can come back to life, the damsel in distress may be none other than the infamous Quellcrist Falconer, the vaporized symbol of a freedom now gone from Harlan's World. Kovacs can deal with the madness of AI. He can do his part in a battle against biomachines gone wild, search for a three-centuries-old missing weapons system, live with a blood feud with the yakuza, and even with the betrayal of people he once trusted. But when his relationship with 'the' Falconer brings him an enemy specially designed to destroy him, he knows it's time to be afraid. After all, the guy sent to kill him is himself: but younger, stronger, and straight out of hell."--

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