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Halting State In Charles Stross' Halting State, a cop, an insurance investigator, and a software developer chase mysteries through a near-future...Halting StateFiction, Sci-fi and Fantasy, Science and Technology In Charles Stross' Halting State, a cop, an insurance investigator, and a software developer chase mysteries through a near-future...2007-10-19Ace Books

Halting State

Genre: Fiction, Sci-fi and Fantasy, Science and Technology; Author: Charles Stross; Publisher: Ace Books

In Charles Stross’ Halting State, a cop, an insurance investigator, and a software developer chase mysteries through a near-future Edinburgh both real and virtual.

For Fans of…
Neuromancer and Scottish noir.

Lowdown
Three separate, second-person story lines make for more confusion than necessary. But the richly drawn characters, imaginative use of virtual and enhanced reality, and the genuine plot surprises more than repay the effort of keeping up. B+