- ISBN 9780575095038 / 0575095032
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- Author Robert J. Sawyer
- Category Science Fiction
- Format Hardcover
- Year 2010
- Pages 368
- Publisher Orion Publishing Co
- Imprint Gollancz
- Dimensions 234mm x 153mm
The Web is alive! The new SF thriller from the author of FLASHFORWARD.
Caitlen Decter could never have anticipated what was coming when she first sensed a strange presence on the internet Webmind is an emerging consciousness that has befriended blind mathematics genius Caitlin Decter and has grown eager to learn about her world. But Webmind has also come to the attention of WATCH - the secret government agency that monitors the Internet for any threat to the United States-and they're fully aware of Caitlin's involvement in its awakening. WATCH is convinced that Webmind represents a risk to national security and wants it purged from cyberspace. But Caitlin believes in Webmind's capacity for compassion-and she will do anything and everything necessary to protect her friend.
Robert J. Sawyer has been described as Canada's answer to Michael Crichton. Critically acclaimed in the US he is regarded as one of SF's most signiifcant writers and his novels are regularly voted as fan's favourites. He lives in Canada.