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Amanda wants an adventure before she becomes an adult at age 30. She has repeatedly got into trouble with Magistrate Abdel-Malik, the man whose mind was the seed for Aleph, the AI that rules their utopia. Matthewmark is a real adolescent, living in a religious reservation. When Amanda determines that access to his valley is the key to the daring stunt she plans, it is Matthewmark she must lead into temptation. But just as Amanda, Matthewmark and Abdel-Malik are struggling to achieve their potentials, so is Aleph, and the AI's success will be a challenge to them and all of humanity.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 25.4mm | 314g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0765303701
  • 9780765303707

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""Transcension "is as fine a novel as Broderick has ever done."--"Analog""Here's a book that ought to put [Broderick] prominently on the map. . . . A tour de force; highly recommended."--"Asimov's Science Fiction"
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About Damien Broderick

Damien Broderick is a noted Australian critic and scholar with an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in literature and science. He has published several SF novels and another important speculative science work, "The Last Mortal Generation." He lives in Australia.
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29 ratings
3.31 out of 5 stars
5 10% (3)
4 41% (12)
3 24% (7)
2 17% (5)
1 7% (2)
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