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Jack Glass

Jack Glass

  • Title: Jack Glass
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  • ISBN : 9780575127623
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 373 pages


Golden Age SF meets Golden Age Crime in this British Science Fiction Award winner for best novel, from the author of Swiftly, New Model Army, and Yellow Blue Tibia Jack Glass is the murderer we know this from the start Yet as this extraordinary novel unfolds, readers will be astonished to discover how he committed the murders and by the end of the book, their sympathies f Golden Age SF meets Golden Age Crime in this British Science Fiction Award winner for best novel, from the author of Swiftly, New Model Army, and Yellow Blue Tibia Jack Glass is the murderer we know this from the start Yet as this extraordinary novel unfolds, readers will be astonished to discover how he committed the murders and by the end of the book, their sympathies for the killer will be fully engaged Riffing on the tropes of crime fiction the country house murder, the locked room mystery and imbued with the feel of golden age SF, this is another bravura performance from Roberts Whatever games he plays with the genre, whatever questions he asks of the reader, Roberts never loses sight of the need to entertain Filled with wonderfully gruesome moments and liberal doses of sly humor, this novel is built around three gripping HowDunnits that challenge notions of crime, punishment, power, and freedom


Author Adam Roberts

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Jack Glass Reviews (31)

  • Beautiful cover, but not at all reflective of the tone or content of the book What you re getting is a dark, rather nasty series of interlocked stories set in a future of corporate dictatorships, widespread poverty, and minimal concern for human rights So, um, kind of like now, actually, only with [..]

  • A quantity of blood is spilled in this story, I m sorry to say and a good many people die and there is some politics too There is danger and fear Accordingly I have told his tale in the form of a murder mystery or to be precise and at all costs we must be precise three, connected murder mysteries.B [..]

  • Beware.Don t go to Adam Roberts looking for utopian visions of the future If you want harmonious co operation, post scarcity paradises or futures where humanity has forged it s nobler instincts into the foundations of Brave New Worlds, look elsewhere most of Robert s books will give you screaming ni [..]

  • This is still the best book I ve read this year I know it s only April, and I read this in February, and there s still a lot of time But I bloody loved it And I haven t even got to lend my copy out yet, which is a travesty.I found it in a way that usually turns up a lot of dross but has actually don [..]

  • 3 crimes scenes, 1 manMass murderer Jack Glass is on loose and the Solar System is not safe Enveloping theoretical physics and power dynamics, Roberts offers this suspense It questions values from loyalty to the ever present, does the ends justify the means.Broken down into three separate vignettes, [..]

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