Strange Attractors

Strange Attractors

Hardback Strange Attractors

By (artist) Greg Scott, Edited by Rebecca Taylor, By (author) Charles Soule

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  • Publisher: Archaia Studios Press
  • Format: Hardback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 172mm x 262mm x 18mm | 640g
  • Publication date: 28 May 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Fort Lee
  • ISBN 10: 193639362X
  • ISBN 13: 9781936393626
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 434,130

Product description

The City is an Engine. Heller Wilson has found the key. From acclaimed writer Charles Soule (27, Strongman, Swamp Thing) comes a mathematical thriller about Chaos, Probability, and the race to stop a citywide disaster. In 1978, Dr. Spencer Brownfield saved New York City from itself, bringing the city back from the verge of collapse and ruin. And for thirty years, his small, unnoticed adjustments to the city's systems have kept the city afloat. Or so he claims to Heller Wilson, a young graduate student that Dr. Brownfield has chosen as his successor. But are Dr. Brownfield's claims about The Butterfly Effect and how his "complexity math" apply to the city's patterns of life real, or are they the ravings of a man broken by the death of his wife and daughter, desperate to find some kind of control over the world around him? Part sci-fi, part philosophical exploration, part thriller, Strange Attractors examines what you can control in your life and what you can't, and how important it is to recognize the difference.

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Author information

Charles Soule is a Brooklyn-based writer and musician. In addition to writing Strange Attractors for Archaia, he is the creator of the hit Image/Shadowline series 27, the upcoming Letter 44 from Oni Press and others. When not writing, he's reading, and when he's not reading, he's playing. When he's doing none of those things, he wishes he were.