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Halting State

Stross, Charles

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ISBN 10: 0441014984 / ISBN 13: 9780441014989
Published by Ace Hardcover, 2007
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Signed by Author 0441014984 Like new copy. Signed by Carles Stross on the title page. Dust jacket in a mylar protector. Bookseller Inventory # 028633

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Title: Halting State

Publisher: Ace Hardcover

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

In the year 2018, Sergeant Sue Smith of the Edinburgh constabulary is called in on a special case. A daring bank robbery has taken place at Hayek Associates, a dot-com startup company that's just been floated on the London stock exchange. The suspects are a band of marauding orcs, with a dragon in tow for fire support, and the bank is located within the virtual reality land of Avalon Four. For Smith, the investigation seems pointless. But she soon realizes that the virtual world may have a devastating effect in the real one-and that someone is about to launch an attack upon both...

About the Author:

Charles Stross is a full-time writer who was born in Leeds, England in 1964. He studied in London and Bradford, gaining degrees in pharmacy and computer science, and has worked in a variety of jobs, including pharmacist, technical author, software engineer, and freelance journalist.

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