by Lisa Mason

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BN ID: 2940156922987
Publisher: Bast Books
Publication date: 08/28/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 300
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Lisa Mason is the author of eight novels, including Summer of Love (Bantam), a San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book and Philip K. Dick Award finalist, and The Golden Nineties (Bantam), a New York Times Notable Book and New York Public Library Recommended Book.

Mason published her first story, “Arachne,” in Omni and has since published short fiction in magazines and anthologies worldwide, including Omni, Full Spectrum, Universe, Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, Unique, Transcendental Tales, Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Immortal Unicorn, Tales of the Impossible, Desire Burn, Fantastic Alice, The Shimmering Door, Hayakawa Science Fiction Magazine, Unter Die Haut, and others. Her stories have been translated into Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish. Her Omni story, “Tomorrow’s Child,” sold outright as a feature film to Universal Studios and is in development.

Lisa Mason lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her husband, the artist and jeweler Tom Robinson. Visit her at Lisa Mason’s Official Website, follow her Official Blog, and follow her on her Facebook Author Page, on her Facebook Profile Page, on Goodreads, on LinkedIn, on Twitter at @lisaSmason, and at Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.

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Arachne 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
psybre on LibraryThing 8 months ago
Heavy with jargon and the development of a complex JIT legal system, it was a bit hard to get through the first third of the book, but I found the character development of the artificial intelligences interesting and the narrative begun to flow well as the story progressed. A real cyber-romp exploring consciousness and legal ethics. Painful at times to read about a devolved San Francisco of the future where all but the elite can escape or ignore a unruly city that is chaotic and dangerous to flesh-and-blood and machines alike.