In a near future London dominated by the power of multi global corporations, business executives fight each other not just in the boardroom but also on the roads in deadly reinforced vehicles. White collar wars against a background of shadowy conspiracies make this one of the best ‘what if’ examples of recent science fiction.
Chris Faulkner has just landed the job of his dreams. But Shorn Associates are market leaders in Conflict Investment. They expect results, they expect the best. Chris has one very high-profile kill to his name already but he will have to drive hard and go for kill after kill if he's to keep his bosses happy. All he has to do in the meantime is stay alive ...Morgan's new futuristic thriller is perfect for any fan of the modern thriller. It combines the big ideas of Michael Crichton with a pounding narrative drive.
Publication date: 04/09/2008
Publisher: Gollancz an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
|Publication date:||4th September 2008|
|Publisher:||Gollancz an imprint of Orion Publishing Co|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Science Fiction,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Richard Morgan is 39 and was, until his writing career took off, a tutor at Strathclyde University in the English Language Teaching division. He has travelled widely and lived in Spain and Istanbul. He is a fluent Spanish speaker. Below is a Q & A with this author. Who’s your favourite author?Haruki Murakami.What’s the first book you remember reading?First adult book – Ian Fleming's From Russia with Love.What's the greatest influence on your writing?Probably the noir crime tradition. That, coupled with an intense political rage at the way the world is ...More About Richard Morgan