doctorow at April 19th, 2014 05:41 — #1
boundegar at April 19th, 2014 09:37 — #2
kifujin at April 19th, 2014 10:53 — #3
McCloud's work is brilliant
lexicat at April 19th, 2014 12:12 — #4
MacLeod's Intrusion was the most notable fiction I read last year (based on Cory's recommendation). A brilliant very near future take on surveillance (among other things) that is pervasive not merely on the part of 'the government' but on the part of local governments, organizations, small klatches of people with shared interests, and individuals. In fact, one of the most notable elements of the novel was the fine gradation of the state and coercion from micro to macro that MacLeod portrayed. The reproductive rights issues, and the right of unarticulated dissent in the book were also compelling.
I am delighted to see his work being engaged in new media.
bob_shaw at April 19th, 2014 14:30 — #5
Ken MacLeod is a real one-off - between Banks, Stross and MacLeod, Scotland punches well above the expected weight!
Alas, poor Banksie (not Banksy) is no longer with us, but more power to the survivors!
lexicat at April 19th, 2014 17:50 — #6
Don't forget Alasdair Gray!
wcitymike at April 20th, 2014 17:10 — #7
For those looking for the original story on which this was based, here is it on Amazon.
ldub at April 21st, 2014 01:25 — #8
You still use "McCleod" in the description (should be MacLeod).
doctorow at April 24th, 2014 05:41 — #9
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