Sophistication

Sophistication

by Matt Casamassina

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Overview

"Ambitious. Well-paced. Riveting. [Casamassina] occasionally reaches moments of lyricism." ― Kirkus Reviews

Step into a near-future America overrun by competing tech giants and widespread social decay in this raunchy, violent, hilarious and disturbing science-fiction thriller.

You have 30 days until we take over, a cloaked figure warns the House of Representatives and then vanishes into a bolt of electricity. The same morning, Miyuki Mitsuraga, a struggling video game journalist, is inexplicably invited to interview the dark terrorist as the media spins into a frenzy and internet schadenfreude runs wild.

SOPHISTICATION follows her and four others, including a drug-addicted special agent, a seasoned senator, a quadriplegic, and a well-financed serial killer as their lives converge amid displays of technology and power well in advance of anything the world has ever seen.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161440100
Publisher: Matt Casamassina
Publication date: 12/17/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 3,748
File size: 756 KB

About the Author

Matt Casamassina is a technologist, journalist and novelist. Publishers Weekly called his first book, Dead Weight, a “… tense journey,” and Kirkus Reviews said it “… will broadly appeal to fans of breathless end-of-the-world action sequences.”

Matt is the chief strategy officer of video game publisher ROGUE. He lives in the Bay Area with his wife, three kids, and two dogs.

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Sophistication 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
First+time+I+have+read+this+author%2C+very+impressed+with+the+story+line+and+his+characters%2C+can%27t+wait+to+read+his+other+books.
Anonymous 5 months ago
Difficult to follow
Anonymous 6 months ago
i+have+not+read+such+in+a+long+time.++i+am+a+long+time+sci+fi+aficionado.++really+enjoy+a+good+sci+fi+story.++this+author+manages+to+blend+some+of+our+current+political+environs+into+the+mix.++the+female+President+is+a+perfect+description+of+hilliary%2C+but+got+it+wrong+on+the+trump+impeachment.++story+has+parallel+worlds%2C+technology%2C+plottings%2C+madness%2C+and+an+epilogue+that+suggests+a+sequel..++i+think+it+is+one+of+the+better+stories%2C+both+for+action+and+story+line%2C+i+have+read+in+awhile.
Anonymous 7 months ago
an always active, keep you on tour toes sifi thriller.
Anonymous 11 months ago
This+book+tried+too+hard+to+be+edgy+and+riveting+but+only+succeeded+in+being+offensive+and+tiresome.+I+tried+to+finish+reading+it+to+see+if+it+had+any+redeeming+qualities%2C+but+decided+against+because+it+was+a+total+waste+of+time.+I+wish+there+was+a+way+to+give+it+zero+stars.