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The Shockwave Rider - Community Reviews back

by John Brunner
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Ricardo Sanchez Book Bin
Ricardo Sanchez Book Bin rated it 6 years ago
Brunner is always good for an interesting read. As a writer, he stewed up plots that, to my mind, are rarely matched in originality by other more celebrated writers. As much as I admire Brunner and his work, reading The Shockwave Rider was a real struggle despite the fact that I suspect the novel wa...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 7 years ago
This one was a bit of a struggle for me, I really didn't engage with the characters until near the end. I was glad I persevered. The commentary on a government who controlled the ideas of a world and tried to adapt the people to how they wanted them to be instead of letting them live their own live...
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it 11 years ago
Science Fiction is overrated as a tool for accurately predicting the future, but Shockwave Rider is one of the most prophetic SF novels ever written. Brunner tells the story of a hacker who builds a self-replicating worm virus to steal data from the computer networks of governments and corporations...
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