2011-07-18 · in Books, Otherland · 74 words

A sprawling cyberpunk mystery. The author's clearly in for the long haul here: this is the first of four in the series, and it ends on a cliffhanger. I don't think it's really doing anything novel, but it's got lots of good bits; the South African setting is unusual and works well. I do wish the antagonists were a bit less cartoonishly evil, though...