Holy Fire ePUB ✓ Mass Market Paperback


  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 368
  • Holy Fire
  • Bruce Sterling
  • English
  • 20 July 2017
  • 055357549X

10 thoughts on “Holy Fire

  1. Rob Rob says:

    Holy Fire ePUB ✓ Mass Market Paperback holy kindle, fire epub, Holy FireHoly Fire eBookWARNING Spoilers maybe kinda sorta but the review might not mean much to you if you haven t read it anyway Thus There s a scene about halfway through the novel when Paul says to Maya I want you to prove to me that you re not human yet still an artist Right there That s basically your thematic thesis.It has been my observation that a lot of folks get introduced to Bruce Sterling by way of theMirrorshadesanthology one of my top 5 favorite collections of all time and so follo WARNING Spoilers maybe kinda sorta but the review might not mean much to you if you haven t read it anyway Thus There s a scene about halfway through the novel when Paul says to Maya I want you to prove to me that you re not human yet still an artist Right there That s basically your thematic thesis.It has been my observation that a lot of folks get introduced to Bruce Ster


  2. David Nowlin David Nowlin says:

    Holy Fire ePUB ✓ Mass Market Paperback holy kindle, fire epub, Holy FireHoly Fire eBookI very rarely put down a book before I finish it, but when I do it s usually a book that I ve been reading forthan a month at a rate of just a few pages a day only at times when I have a choice between reading the book or doing absolutely nothing I put down Holy Fire about five sevenths of the way through It s possible that I didn t read far enough to see what makes this book something that deserves what appears to be almost universal approval, but I m going to tell you what I thought I very rarely put down a book before I finish it, but when I do it s usually a book that I ve been reading forthan a month at a rate of just a few pages a day only at times when I have a choice between reading the book or doing absolutely nothing I put down Holy Fire abo


  3. Anna Anna says:

    Holy Fire ePUB ✓ Mass Market Paperback holy kindle, fire epub, Holy FireHoly Fire eBookLong on ideas, short on narrative Sterling should be tapped to think up settings and backgrounds on a sci fi tv series, or an ambitious futuristic film Case in point in Holy Fire, he projects the story past decades of plagues to imagine a medical industrial complex run by gerontocrats A fine, not implausible notion But Sterling s real strength is to extrapolate from this general premise, having Indonesia become the riches


  4. prcardi prcardi says:

    Holy Fire ePUB ✓ Mass Market Paperback holy kindle, fire epub, Holy FireHoly Fire eBookStoryline 2 5Characters 3 5Writing Style 4 5World 5 5The first page of Holy Fire introduces us to a character whose profession is that of a medical economist It is there, at the third sentence Already one is prompted stop and ponder what exactly a medical economist would do, what kind of world would require, even permit such a profession The pages and chapter thereafter are going to reveal those answers In doing so, Sterling is going to build one of the most comprehensive, tantalizing, a Storyline 2 5Characters 3 5Writing Style 4 5World 5 5The first page of Holy Fire introduces us to a character whose profession is that of a medical economist It is there, at the third sentence


  5. Ryan Mishap Ryan Mishap says:

    Holy Fire ePUB ✓ Mass Market Paperback holy kindle, fire epub, Holy FireHoly Fire eBookI was intrigued by the premise of this book, the ultimate Boomer Utopia old people control society and use technology and, er, well, let s not spoil thingsto stay young An old woman gets a new body and then travels to Europe where the book suddenly veers into the world of contemporary fashion and yet another anarchist character is presented as a sham loser why can t anarchi


  6. Chelsea Chelsea says:

    Holy Fire ePUB ✓ Mass Market Paperback holy kindle, fire epub, Holy FireHoly Fire eBookWhat would you do if you had a second chance at life If you found the fountain of youth Apparently the answer is go apeshit crazy and live like a BoHo, wandering around Europe Snark aside, I wanted to like this book I felt like I should like this book, but there s just something about his writing style that I just can t get through It s set far enough in the future that things are supposed to be familiar yet foreign, and the author seems to dwell on descriptions of things that are suppo What would you do if you had a second chance at life If you found the fountain of youth Apparently the answer is go apeshit crazy and live like a BoHo, wandering around Europe Snark aside, I wanted to like this book I felt like I should like this book, but there s just something about his writing style that I just can t get through It s set far enough in the future that things are supposed to be familiar yet foreign, and the author seems to dwell on descriptions of things that are supposed t


  7. Jerico Jerico says:

    Holy Fire ePUB ✓ Mass Market Paperback holy kindle, fire epub, Holy FireHoly Fire eBookOne of my favorite Sterling books, Holy Fire is very much a product of Sterling living overseas in Europe for an extended period of time It details the misadventures of a age rejuvenated woman Maia after a radical life extension procedure disturbs her extended old age Sterling s post plague future is meticulous and quietly ruthless and the tour of it we see is both utopic and distopic in equal measures The prose itself is a combination of the plain, expressive writing of early Sterling with One of my favorite Sterling books, Holy Fire is very much a product of Sterling living overseas in Europe for an extended period of time It details the misadventures of a age rejuv


  8. LPG LPG says:

    Holy Fire ePUB ✓ Mass Market Paperback holy kindle, fire epub, Holy FireHoly Fire eBookHoly Fire has some wonderful cyberpunk ideas and a few semi profound truths on art I liked that it sided equally with youth and age, showing the beauty and pitfalls of both.But mostly it just felt flat Sterling has created a weird fascinating world I would have been ready to read chapters on the new bio city of Stuttgart, or on the plague that caused its destruction


  9. Krzysztof Krzysztof says:

    Holy Fire ePUB ✓ Mass Market Paperback holy kindle, fire epub, Holy FireHoly Fire eBookI read this book years ago, but only remembered the general gist of it Having just finished a second read through, I think I know why.This is the kind of book that will resonate strongly with people who like the kind, but will leave others lost and bewildered I m in that second group A very high concept book, it s extremely hard to read, and incredibly difficult to fully grasp Sterling uses concepts and ideas which he doesn t care to explain, so that only the most technically minded readers I read this book years ago, but only remembered the general gist of it Having just finished a second read through, I think I know why.This is the kind of book that will resonate strongly with people who like the kind, but will leave others lost and bewildered I m in that second group A very high concept book, it s extremely hard to read, and incredibly difficult to fully grasp Sterling uses concepts and ideas which he doesn t care to explain, so that onl


  10. Jenine Jenine says:

    Holy Fire ePUB ✓ Mass Market Paperback holy kindle, fire epub, Holy FireHoly Fire eBookThe longer I read this book, the fewer stars it got It started off as a strong 5 star speculative fiction winner Really interesting views on what the next 100 years of humanity will bring What post humans will look like, think like Some of his theories are silly or ridiculous But a lot of them are within the realm of conceivable possibility, and thus interesting.But it takesthan some interesting concepts to make a novel You also need a plot And you need characters who aren t flat, i The longer I read this book, the fewer stars it got It started off as a strong 5 star speculative fiction winner Really interesting views on what the next 100 years of humanity will bring What post humans will look like, th


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Holy FireHoly Fire ePUB ✓ Mass Market Paperback holy kindle, fire epub, Holy FireHoly Fire eBookBruce Sterling, named one of the best thinkers in science fiction today by Newsweek, now presents a cutting edge novel about the beginning of the transformation of the human race Brilliant fascinating exciting a full complement of thrills The New York Review of Science FictionIn an era when life expectancies stretchyears or and adhering to healthy habits is the only way to earn better medical treatments, ancient post humans dominate society with their ubiquitous wealth and power By embracing the safe and secure,year old Mia Ziemann has lived a long and quiet life Too quiet, as she comes to realize, for Mia has lost the creative drive and ability to love the holy fire of the young But when a radical new procedure makes Mia young again, she has the chance to break free of society s cloying grasp.


About the Author: Bruce Sterling

Holy Fire ePUB ✓ Mass Market Paperback holy kindle, fire epub, Holy FireHoly Fire eBookBruce Sterling is an author, journalist, critic and a contributing editor of Wired magazine Best known for his ten science fiction novels, he also writes short stories, book reviews, design criticism, opinion columns and introductions to books by authors ranging from Ernst Ju nger to Jules Verne His non fiction works include The Hacker Crackdown Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier , Tomorrow Now Envisioning the Next Fifty Years and Shaping Things .