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The Quantum Thief - Hannu Rajaniemi
The Quantum Thief
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4.00 10
Format: kindle
ASIN: B0043M66Y0
Publisher: Orion
Edition language: English
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bookaneer
bookaneer rated it
4.5 "They know me. That makes them bad guys by definition."
If you happen to be a fan of Arsene Lupin, Sherlock Holmes, and hard scifi, then you absolutely need to read this book.If you're not familiar with Lupin, he's the quintessential Gentleman Burglar, an insouciant Frenchman whose talent for disguise and deception is matched only by his enjoyment of cri...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
3.0 The Quantum Thief
I honestly don't know what to say about this book. There was so much going on, so many ideas, and so little hand holding that it was a bit like being chucked into the deep end on the first day of swim classes. It's disorienting, and you take on some water, but it's a totally new experience and that ...
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Niepamiętnik fprefecta rated it
3.0 Kwantowy złodziej
Jest to debiutancka książka Hannu Rajaniemi, który jest doktorem nauk fizycznych. Ma to bezpośredni wpływ na książkę i nie da się tego ukryć. W kakofonii nowych nazw dla gadżetów, takich jak: kwantopunkt, gogole (choć to może być powiązane z "Martwymi duszami" Mikołaja Gogola), wojmózg, intelmateria...
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5.0
After being busted out of the Dilemma Prison by an Oortian warrior named Mieli, legendary master thief Jean Le Flambeur is taken to the Oubliette, one of the Moving Cities of Mars, and is tasked with the ultimate heist. Opposing him is a brilliant young detective named Isidore Beautrelet. But ther...
altheaann
altheaann rated it
I expected to like this more than I did. Maybe it's that I'm not familiar enough with quantum theory to really appreciate aspects of it. I felt somewhat the same way regarding Catherine Asaro's "The Quantum Rose" - the plot is supposed to illustrate the behavior of quantum particles, but to me it ju...
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