A Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author joins Ace with a stunning new science fiction epic. Caitlin Decter is young, pretty, feisty, a genius at math, and blind. When she receives an implant to restore her sight, instead of seeing reality she perceives the landscape of the World Wide Web-where... show more
A Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author joins Ace with a stunning new science fiction epic. Caitlin Decter is young, pretty, feisty, a genius at math, and blind. When she receives an implant to restore her sight, instead of seeing reality she perceives the landscape of the World Wide Web-where she makes contact with a mysterious consciousness existing only in cyberspace.
Publish date: March 30th 2010
Pages no: 330
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Computer Science
, Speculative Fiction
Series: WWW (#1)
The author is very good at mixing scientific concepts with a fairly decent story about a young girl who regains her sight with an aid of an 'Eyepad' and how this starts to affect the ghost within the internet and awakens him to consciousness. I like that the author is always educating the reader ...
It has been a long time since I read a science fiction book with such joy as “Wake”. This is science fiction as I want it to be: human, accessible, exciting, challenging, educative, serious, funny and fast-paced. Of course, I fell in love with Calculass – the fifteen year old math genius who is gi...
Even after a nice, long palate-cleanser, the last Sawyer book left a bad taste in my mouth, so I was fully prepared to hate this one--it's problematic, filled with vision puns, and is clearly not a stand-alone work--and yet somehow I didn't. I want to read the next one and hope that it sheds some of...
12/07 - There is a lot of internet related techno-speak (I want to call it babble, but I won't, because it probably makes sense to readers who are more profficient at understanding the intricacies of the internet) which I sometimes had trouble following. In the end, after reading many baffling desc...
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