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Arachne
Arachne
Author: Lisa Mason
ISBN-13: 9780380729715
ISBN-10: 0380729717
Publication Date: 7/1/1997
Pages: 263
Rating:
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Publisher: Harper Perennial
Book Type: Paperback
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I originally read Lisa Mason's short story in Omni magazine that was the predecessor to this novel. A surprising number of "Cyberpunk" authors got published through Omni...
It's a truely intriguing novel and not a typical Cyberpunk work either, taking the viewpoint of Law in cyberspace. Highly recommended!
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Originally published in 1990, this is among the vanguard of the "cyberpunk" novels, hailed by The Boston Globe as a "cyberpunk classic." Carly Nolan, a fast-track young lawyer conducting trials at lightning speed in telespace, is suddenly plagued by terrifying "bug" in her telelink. In her search for a cure, she becomes the protege of a corrupt older attorney whose own career is spiraling out of control and the patient of Pr. Spinner, a robot therapist who covets the metaprogram of life. Fast and fun, ARACHNE explores what it means to be a sentient lifeform.