Corvus

Corvus

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142,584 words (≈ about 10 hours)

In a slightly alternate world the minds of teen offenders are uploaded into computers for rehabilitation—a form of virtual wilderness therapy. Zach is a homo cognoscens, one of the new humans who can enter the virtual Fulgrid. Though still a high school student, he is indentured to the Fulgur Corporation as a counsellor. Laura is a homo sapiens. Their story is part odyssey, part tragedy, part riff on the nature of consciousness.

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Foxfur
Foxfur
Sat, 14 Aug 2010 16:33:48 +0200

I use my Kindle to listen to books as I drive, frequenlty offroad. This book had me stopping in the middle of the trail repeatedly to 'rewind' and listen to a passage again. Mr. Lowe has a unique and satisfying style of storytelling that has created in me a terrible impatience as I await his future tales. An engaging and thoughtful look at the future of youth empowerment with a wonderfully dystopic feel.


cwgregory
cwgregory
Sat, 08 May 2010 00:44:27 +0200

I wouldn't exactly put this in the young adult category! Very interesting concept, well written, a little confusing at times but that is by intention I think.

I'll be looking for more from this writer.



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Language: English

Written in: 2009

Published: 2009-08-02

Word count: 142,584 words (≈ about 10 hours)

License: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives (cc by-nc-nd)

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