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Daniel Suarez’s New York Times bestselling debut high-tech thriller is “so frightening even the government has taken note” (Entertainment Weekly). Daemons: computer programs that silently run in the background, waiting for a specific event or time to execute. They power almost every service. They make our networked world possible. But they also make it vulnerable... When the obituary of legendary computer game architect Matthew Sobol appears online, a previously dormant daemon activates, initiating a chain of events that begins to unravel our interconnected world. This daemon reads news headlines, recruits human followers, and orders assassinations. With Sobol’s secrets buried with him, and as new layers of his daemon are unleashed, it’s up to Detective Peter Sebeck to stop a self-replicating virtual killer before it achieves its ultimate purpose—one that goes far beyond anything Sebeck could have imagined...

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Genre Book : Fiction
Author Book : Daniel Suarez
Publisher : Penguin
Release Book : 2009-01-08
Download Book : 640 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781101007518


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Author Book : Percy Bysshe Shelley
Publisher :
Release Book : 1876
Download Book : 38 Pages
ISBN-10 : OXFORD:400208996


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"The Friendly Daemon, or the Generous Apparition" by Daniel Defoe. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

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Genre Book : Fiction
Author Book : Daniel Defoe
Publisher : Good Press
Release Book : 2019-12-16
Download Book : 273 Pages
ISBN-10 : EAN:4064066167783


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Daniel Suarez’s New York Times bestselling debut high-tech thriller is “so frightening even the government has taken note” (Entertainment Weekly). Daemons: computer programs that silently run in the background, waiting for a specific event or time to execute. They power almost every service. They make our networked world possible. But they also make it vulnerable... When the obituary of legendary computer game architect Matthew Sobol appears online, a previously dormant daemon activates, initiating a chain of events that begins to unravel our interconnected world. This daemon reads news headlines, recruits human followers, and orders assassinations. With Sobol’s secrets buried with him, and as new layers of his daemon are unleashed, it’s up to Detective Peter Sebeck to stop a self-replicating virtual killer before it achieves its ultimate purpose—one that goes far beyond anything Sebeck could have imagined...

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Genre Book : Fiction
Author Book : Daniel Suarez
Publisher : Penguin
Release Book : 2009-01-08
Download Book : 640 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781101007518


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From the internationally best-selling author of the His Dark Materials trilogy, a spellbinding journey into the secrets of his art--the narratives that have shaped his vision, his experience of writing, and the keys to mastering the art of storytelling. One of the most highly acclaimed and best-selling authors of our time now gives us a book that charts the history of his own enchantment with story--from his own books to those of Blake, Milton, Dickens, and the Brothers Grimm, among others--and delves into the role of story in education, religion, and science. At once personal and wide-ranging, Daemon Voices is both a revelation of the writing mind and the methods of a great contemporary master, and a fascinating exploration of storytelling itself.

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Author Book : Philip Pullman
Publisher : Vintage
Release Book : 2019-09-10
Download Book : 480 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780525562955


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This book tells the story of the early modern astronomer Johannes Kepler’s Somnium, which has been regarded by science historians and literary critics alike as the first true example of science fiction. Kepler began writing his complex and heavily-footnoted tale of a fictional Icelandic astronomer as an undergraduate and added to it throughout his life. The Somnium fuses supernatural and scientific models of the cosmos through a satirical defense of Copernicanism that features witches, lunar inhabitants, and a daemon who speaks in the empirical language of modern science. Swinford’s looks at the ways that Kepler’s Somnium is influenced by the cosmic dream, a literary genre that enjoyed considerable popularity among medieval authors, including Geoffrey Chaucer, Dante, John of Salisbury, Macrobius, and Alan of Lille. He examines the generic conventions of the cosmic dream, also studying the poetic and theological sensibilities underlying the categories of dreams formulated by Macrobius and Artemidorus that were widely used to interpret specific symbols in dreams and to assess their overall reliability. Swinford develops a key claim about the form of the Somnium as it relates to early science: Kepler relies on a genre that is closely connected to a Ptolemaic, or earth-centered, model of the cosmos as a way of explaining and justifying a model of the cosmos that does not posit the same connections between the individual and the divine that are so important for the Ptolemaic model. In effect, Kepler uses the cosmic dream to describe a universe that cannot lay claim to the same correspondences between an individual’s dream and the order of the cosmos understood within the rules of the genre itself. To that end, Kepler’s Somnium is the first example of science fiction, but the last example of Neoplatonic allegory.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Dean Swinford
Publisher : Routledge
Release Book : 2013-10-08
Download Book : 192 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781135515676


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A year has passed since that fateful night in Daemon Hall's house of horrors. Bestselling macabre author Ian Tremblin decides to hold another writer's contest but this time in the safety of his own home. Tremblin is excited to share with contestants a very old book he has recently acquired that once belonged to Rudolph Daemon, the millionaire builder of Daemon Hall who later went mad and killed his family. But the book, like the mansion, is powerfully evil and soon transports the group to the burned out shell of the haunted mansion. Flesh eaters, voodoo, a proficient sociopath, and the root of the house's malevolence are all part of the mix. Who will get out alive?

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Genre Book : Young Adult Fiction
Author Book : Andrew Nance
Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Release Book : 2011-07-19
Download Book : 256 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781429975292


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Science fiction-roman.

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Genre Book : Fiction
Author Book : Leinad Zeraus
Publisher :
Release Book : 2006
Download Book : 444 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0978627105


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Author Book : Henry Edward Manning
Publisher :
Release Book : 1872
Download Book : 42 Pages
ISBN-10 : UIUC:30112023833186


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Responding to a private investigator's ad when her half brother disappears, wealthy Marnie Simpson never suspects that the Philadelphia partnership consists of immortals on a campaign of multidimensional conquest. Original.

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Genre Book : Fiction
Author Book : Camille Bacon-Smith
Publisher : Daw Books
Release Book : 1996
Download Book : 332 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0886776732