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Whole Wide World



Science Fiction


# Date Publisher Binding Cover
1 2003-12-00 Tor Books  

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London, in the aftermath of the Infowar. Surveillance cameras on every street corner, their tireless gaze linked to a cutting-edge artificial intelligence system. Censors zealously patrolling the Internet. A talented, young woman murdered before the cybernetic gaze of eager voyeurs. A policeman sidelined to a backwater computer-crimes unit seizes on the chance to contribute to this high-profile murder case, but soon finds himself entangled in a web of high-tech intrigue. Why was Sophie Booth"s murder broadcast over the Internet? What is the link between her brutal killing and London"s new surveillance system? Who is the self-styled Avenger, and why does he communicate only by e-mail? Whole Wide World is a compelling cyber-conspiracy thriller set in a world where information is the universal currency, and some people will do anything to be able to control it . . .