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Gnomon : a novel

Author: Nick Harkaway
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2018] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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"From the widely acclaimed author of The Gone-Away World and Tigerman, a virtuosic new novel and his most ambitious book yet--equal parts dark comedy, gripping detective story, and mind-bending philosophical puzzle--set in a not-too-distant-future, high-tech surveillance state. In the world of Gnomon, citizens are ceaselessly observed and democracy has reached a pinnacle of "transparency." When suspected dissident  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Black humor
Dystopian fiction
Fiction
Science fiction
Black humor (Literature)
Mystery fiction
Dystopias
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Harkaway
ISBN: 9781524732080 1524732087 9781785151279 1785151274
OCLC Number: 983650280
Description: 661 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Nick Harkaway.

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In a near-future Britain, a distributed surveillance-democracy called The System knows everything you, and can even spy on your mind. But when state investigators then look into the head of a  Read more...
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"Gnomon is an extraordinary novel, and one I can't stop thinking about some weeks after I read it. It is deeply troubling, magnificently strange, and an exhilarating read." -- Emily St. John Mandel, Read more...

 
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