Rajaniemi Hannu, The Quantum Thief


Rajaniemi Hannu, The Quantum Thief

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Hannu Rajaniemi's debut scifi novel The Quantum Thief. Jean le Flambeur is a post-human criminal, mind burglar, confidence artist and trickster. His origins are shrouded in mystery, but his exploits are known throughout the Heterarchy - from breaking into the vast Zeusbrains of the Inner System to steal their thoughts, to stealing rare Earth antiques from the aristocrats of the Moving Cities of Mars. Except that Jean made one mistake. Now he is condemned to play endless variations of a game-theoretic riddle in the vast virtual jail of the Axelrod Archons - the Dilemma Prison - against countless copies of himself. Jean's routine of death, defection and cooperation is upset by the arrival of Mieli and her spidership, Perhonen. She offers him a chance to win back his freedom and the powers of his old self - in exchange for finishing the one heist he never quite managed . . . The Quantum Thief is a dazzling hard SF novel set in the solar system of the far future - a heist novel peopled by bizarre post-humans but powered by very human motives of betrayal, revenge and jealousy. It is a stunning debut. (Takakansiteksti)

 

Author

 

Hannu Rajaniemi (born 1978, Ylivieska) is a Finnish author of science fiction and fantasy, who writes in both English and Finnish. He lives in Oakland, California, and was a founding director of a commercial research organisation, ThinkTank Maths.

 

Hannu Rajaniemi, Wikipedia (en)

 

 

Tuotteen lisätiedot

Teoksen nimi The Quantum Thief
Tekijä Rajaniemi, Hannu
Kieli Englanti (in English)
Kustantaja/Julkaisija ja julkaisupaikka Gollancz, Lontoo
Julkaisuvuosi, alkuperäinen 2010
Painos, painopaikka ja -vuosi Clays Ltd. St. Ives, Iso-Britannia
Sivumäärä 331 sivua
Alkuperämaa Suomi
ISBN 978-0-575-08888-7
Korkeus / cm 23,2 cm
Leveys / cm 15,4 cm
Paksuus / cm 2,5 cm
Paino / g 437 g
Kuntoluokka (ja -kuvaus) K3 (Pientä kulumaa; kulmissa pientä taitetta)
Sidonta Nidottu (pehmeäkantinen), kuvakansi
Koodi AK1117

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