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  • Deep State

    Deep State is the second Dagmar Shaw novel. It’s a sequel to This Is Not A Game, a feverish near-future novel by Walter Jon Williams that had a convincing, frantic first third through Jakarta. Deep State is set in Turkey, and perhaps because I’ve never been there, but I have been to Indonesia several times,…

  • Voice Of The Whirlwind

    Voice Of The Whirlwind feels like it should be subtitled “the book that Richard K Morgan was trying to write”. It’s a mystery to me why Altered Carbon has got so much love of late (including a Netflix adaptation) and there’s been no mention of this book by Walter Jon Williams. The similarities keep on…

  • Hardwired

    Hardwired is a cyberpunk classic from the 1980s, from the first generation of dystopian sci-fi. Well, I suppose there’s been dystopian sci-fi from a long way back, but this was the first load of cyberpunk, a rampaging bandwagon that soon scooped up Orson Scott Card and everyone else. Hardwired is about Cowboy, a panzerboy, and…