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Halting State

Halting State( )
Author: Stross, Charles
ISBN:978-1-84149-665-8
Publication Date:Nov 2008
Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $22.71
Book Description:

It was called in as a robbery at Hayek Associates, an online game company. So you can imagine Sergeant Sue Smith's mood as she watches the video footage of the heist being carried out by a band of orcs and a dragon, and realises that the robbery from an online game company is actually a robbery from an online game.

Just wonderful. Like she has nothing better to do. But online entertainment is big business, and when the bodies of real people start to show up, it's clear that...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.8 x 17.7 x 2.4 cm
Book Weight:0.25 Kilograms
Author Biography
Stross, Charles (Author)
Born in Leeds, England, Charles Stross knew he wanted to be a science fiction writer from the age of six. Despite this, he went to university in London and qualified as a Pharmacist. He made his first writing sale to Interzone in 1986, and sold about a dozen stories elsewhere throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s.

He now writes fiction full-time, has sold about 16 novels, has won one Hugo award and been nominated nearly a dozen times, and has been translated into about a dozen languages. He is the author of the Merchant Princes series. His latest book, The Revolution Business, is the fifth in this series.

He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with his wife Feorag. 030



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