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False Value - Ben Aaronovitch, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
False Value
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Peter Grant is facing fatherhood and an uncertain future with equal amounts of panic and enthusiasm. Rather than sit around, he takes a job with émigré Silicon Valley tech genius Terrence Skinner's brand-new London start-up - the Serious Cybernetics Company. Drawn into the orbit of Old Street's... show more
Peter Grant is facing fatherhood and an uncertain future with equal amounts of panic and enthusiasm. Rather than sit around, he takes a job with émigré Silicon Valley tech genius Terrence Skinner's brand-new London start-up - the Serious Cybernetics Company.

Drawn into the orbit of Old Street's famous 'silicon roundabout', Peter must learn how to blend in with people who are both civilians and geekier than he is. Compared to his last job, Peter thinks it should be a doddle. But magic is not finished with Mama Grant's favourite son.

Because Terrence Skinner has a secret hidden in the bowels of the SCC. A technology that stretches back to Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage and forward to the future of artificial intelligence. A secret that is just as magical as it technological - and just as dangerous.
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Format: audiobook
ASIN: B07QG3VC3C
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Limited
Edition language: English
Series: Rivers of London (#8)
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Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it
5.0 Peter Grant Gets a New Job and a Great Series Gets Better
"Somebody else came during the night and magicked them," I said. "Is that a real term—'magicked?'" asked Guleed. "And it's spelt with a 'k,' too," I said. "But the technical term is actually 'enchanted.' Only the trouble with that word is that everyone starts thinking glass slippers and spinning...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
3.5 "False Value - Rivers Of London #8" by Ben Aaronovitch - a comfortable but not an exciting read
I had fun with this. I'm glad I read it. I hope the next one is better. I always enjoy "Rivers Of London" books. I love Ben Aaronovitch's imagination and Kobna Holdbrook-Smiths skilled narration, so I was pre-disposed to like this one. It didn't disappoint. Not really. But it didn't excite me eith...
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