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The Beam

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en Limba Engleză Carte Hardback – 17 Dec 2015
ASci-Fipoliticalthrillersetinaterrifyinglyrealfuture.
Whenallofhumanityisconnected,thecenteroftheWebistheseatoftruepower.
Inacentury,theworld'soldpoliticalbordershavedissolved.AtthecenterofwhatremainsofcivilizationsitstheNAU,anationruledbytwopoliticalparties:Enterprise,thesink-or-swimpartywhereeachpartymemberhasnooneelsetoblamefortheirstarvationorastronomicalwealth,andDirectorate,whosemembershaveaguaranteedsafetynetbutcanneverriseabovetheirstation.Everysixyears,anelectiondeterminesthecourseoftheNAU'sfuture.TheprocessiscalledShift,andthenextoneiscomingsoon.WithhumanityintertwinedbywayoftheBeam--ahyper-advancedversionoftheInternetthatserveseverywhimandneed--Shiftisthebe-allandtheend-all.Morethananelectoralmethod,itisthefuture'spoliticaldiscourse..Inthemidstofthecountry'stumultuouspolitics,certainplayersaremakingtheirownmoves.Doc,ablack-marketnanoenhancementvendor,hascaughtwindofadisturbingtrendofenhancementsamonghisclientele.Nicolai,politicalspeechwriterfortheheadofDirectorate,strugglestofindhisindependenceinalifethatissupposedtobedevotedtotheParty,allthewhileunawareofhisownterrifyingconnectiontotheBeam.AndKai,anescortandassassinaslethalassheisflexible,becomesembroiledinthemachinationsofhertopclients--becauseafterall,thepoliticalelitechooseonlythebesttowarmtheirsheetsatnight.Andthroughitall,ashadowygroupispullingstringsbehindthescenes,guidingShiftexactlywheretheywantittogo.Theiridentitiesareunknowntoallbutafew,andanyonewhostumblesuponthembyaccident--or,worse,learnstheirtruegoal--isswiftlydisposedof.Butiftheirpowergoesunchecked,theircloak-and-daggeractionswillshapethefateofmillionsforyearstocome...
PlugyourmindintoTheBeam.It'sbeenwaitingforyou.
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ISBN-13: 9781629550725
ISBN-10: 1629550728
Pagini: 512
Dimensiuni: 152 x 229 x 34 mm
Greutate: 0.90 kg
Editura: Sterling and Stone