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by Aldous Mercer
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Mammarella rated it 2 years ago
wth just happened? it was going just fine with all the computer business, and I enjoyed most of it.but then the story started jumping dimensions and nearly lost me. brilliant zombie jokes however pulled me back, while robot and cyborg invasion muddied the waters again. confusing, but I want book 2
AimeeKim rated it 6 years ago
Leaving this unrated. Really enjoyed the first half, but then it all got away from me. This book was definitely smarter than me. It grew way too bizarre and weird. And in my current mood, I couldn't find the patience to try to follow the logic, if there was any. Left me feeling frustrated and then j...
Tami rated it 7 years ago
I am afraid that I am too stupid or too uneducated for this book. Therefore no rating from me. I liked the language and the general feel of the novel, but I still don't have a strong picture of Mori or Alan before my inner eye. Let's not start about the plot (which plot???). And that leaves me at ...
Lenaribka rated it 7 years ago
I was afraid to read this book. And after the first chapter I knew, it would be something special. And I knew that it would be CRAZY, WIRED, DIFFERENT. And it was. My thoughts during reading it:"WHAT did he take/drink/eat to write SOMETHING like this??"Because I wanted it too. Not every day for a br...
AnnaLund2011 rated it 7 years ago
I didn’t read much of the blurb. I never do. But I saw that Mordred was the MC. And that Alan Turing had a big role. That was quite enough for me. Alan has earned some starshine. So when the author contacted me and asked me if I wanted to read it, I said yes. At once. What did I think of this bo...
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Reader's Discretion Advised rated it 7 years ago
You'd have to have been there to get it....but I was there, and I still don't get it.Yeah, all of the mathy-sciency stuff is going waaay over my head. Kind of cool to sit and bask, though. In the scientific aura of sciency stuff. And then it just got weird for a while.It's odd. It's like logic I can...
Angel Martinez - Writer, Reader, Woman about town
Let me start by saying what this book is not. Some of the issues readers have had, I believe, might have been headed off by adjusting expectations. I know this is a Dreamspinner title, so people walk in with certain expectations. Please leave them with your shoes at the door. We've just had the carp...
Jess rated it 8 years ago
3.5 starsReview Summary: A book that hit so many of my buttons I should have LOVED it, but it didn’t quite work for me, even as it did, which made rating it challenging.Review: It was the best of books, it was the worst of books. Okay, that's a bit hyperbolic in both directions, but the fact is ther...
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3 1/2 - 4 HeartsFirst published at MM Good Book Reviewshttp://mmgoodbookreviews.wordpress.com/2012/07/03/the-prince-and-the-program-by-aldous-mercer/Mori (Mordred) is desperately seeking work. He finally gets a job working at a small start-up tech company, but his problems are only just beginning.We...
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