Altered Carbon

Altered Carbon

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Compared to James Ellroy for its brutal intensity and to Raymond Chandler for its style and characterisation, this future-crime novel is a breathtakingly fast and violent thriller that carries a weight of ideas and speculative science with graceful ease. In Takeshi Kovacs it introduces a brooding new hero who propels the vivid strength, violence and singularity of purpose of James Ellroy's best characters into the 26th century.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 112 x 174 x 40mm | 299.38g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Gollancz
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0752856464
  • 9780752856469
  • 1,706,622

About Richard Morgan

Richard Morgan is 39 and was, until his writing career took off, a tutor at Strathclyde University in the English Language Teaching division. He has travelled widely and lived in Spain and Istanbul. He is a fluent Spanish speaker.show more

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44,979 ratings
4.1 out of 5 stars
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4 38% (17,123)
3 17% (7,640)
2 4% (1,911)
1 1% (542)
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