The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.
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The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.

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You think you know how the world works? Think again.


From bestselling author Neal Stephenson and critically acclaimed historical and contemporary commercial novelist Nicole Galland comes a captivating and complex near-future thriller that questions the very foundations of the modern world.


From #1 New York Times bestselling author Neal Stephenson and critically acclaimed novelist Nicole Galland comes a captivating and complex near-future science fiction thriller that calls into question the very foundations of the modern world.


A young man from a shadowy government agency; an upstart academic at an Ivy League university - together they begin to uncover a secret that will change the world's view of the past, and determine the future of humanity.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 768 pages
  • 159 x 240 x 53mm | 1,130g
  • The Borough Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0008132569
  • 9780008132569
  • 39,692

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Praise for The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.:


`A story that combines science, magic, history, and conspiracies into a genre-bending romp' Inverse


`Those familiar with Stephenson will recognize his humor and ideas, while Galland brings a fresh and irresistible voice to this ambitious novel' Washington Post


`The novel explores the boundary between magic and science with wit, intellectual intensity and panache' Financial Times


`Big, roomy and enjoyable ... The characters are vibrant and the whole thing possesses heart and charm' Guardian


Praise for Neal Stephenson:


`Genius' Time


`He makes reading so much fun it feels like a deadly sin' The New York Times


`Fast-forward free-style mall mythology for the 21st century'
William Gibson


`[Stephenson is] the hacker Hemingway' Newsweek
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About Neal Stephenson

Neal Stephenson is the author of Seveneves, Reamde, Anathem; the three-volume historical epic the Baroque Cycle (Quicksilver, The Confusion, and The System of the World); Cryptonomicon, The Diamond Age, Zodiac and the iconic Snow Crash, named one of Time magazine's top one hundred all-time best English-language novels. He lives in Seattle, Washington.


Nicole Galland is the author of six previous novels: Stepdog, Godiva, I, Iago, Crossed, Revenge of the Rose, and The Fool's Tale.
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Rating details

15,607 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
5 28% (4,369)
4 42% (6,534)
3 22% (3,392)
2 7% (1,064)
1 2% (248)
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