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Freya Nakamichi-47 is a femmebot, one of the last of her kind still functioning. With no humans left to pay for the pleasures she provides, she agrees to transport a mysterious package from Mercury to Mars-only to become hunted by some very powerful humanoids who will stop at nothing to possess the contents of the package.
About the Author
Charles Stross was born in Leeds, England in 1964. He holds degrees in pharmacy and computer science, and has worked in a variety of jobs including pharmacist, technical author, software engineer, and freelance journalist. He is now a full-time writer.
"Good fun... Heinlein himself would've liked this."-San Diego Union Tribune "Sex oozes from every page of this erotic futuristic thriller."-Publishers Weekly "One of the most stylishly imaginative robot tales ever penned." -Booklist "A smart and playful romp." -Times (London) "A tightly plotted, Maltese Falcon-esque thriller with reversals and surprises galore...This is a fabulous book, a witty and deep critique of the field's shibboleths." - Cory Doctorow, author of Little Brother "Good fun... Heinlein himself would''ve liked this." -"SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE""Sex oozes from every page of this erotic futuristic thriller." -"PUBLISHERS WEEKLY" "One of the most stylishly imaginative robot tales ever penned."-"BOOKLIST" "A smart and playful romp."-"TIMES" (LONDON) aThe act of creation seems to come easily to Charles Strossa]He is peerless at dreaming up devices that could conceivably exist in 6, 60, or 600 yearsa time.a a"New York Times" aWhere Charles Stross goes today, the rest of science fiction will follow tomorrow.a aGardner Dozois, Editor, "Asimovas Science Fiction Magazine" aStross sizzles with ideas.a a"Denver Post" aCharles Stross may be the science fiction fieldas most exciting writer.a a"SF Revu"
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17.02 x 10.41 x 3.56 centimetres (0.22 kg)|
15+ years |