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by Hannu Rajaniemi
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Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it 4 years ago
At it's core, The Quantum Thief is a heist story, but within its post-human setting the object of the heist is nothing so simple as something like the Hope Diamond or a Casino vault. Instead we journey through theft and reclaiming of time and memory. All-in-all, it makes for a blistering smart and...
bookaneer rated it 7 years ago
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 8 years ago
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 ...
Dantastic Book Reviews
Dantastic Book Reviews rated it 10 years ago
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 rated it 10 years ago
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...
Grack21 rated it 10 years ago
I received this book through goodreads first reads giveaway.I'll put up a longer review later. Let me just say that this is one of the BEST BOOKS I;ve read in the last ten years. I loved it so much I'm going to buy a copy of the actual ahrdcover to have.
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