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Intelligent Technothrillers

1handshakes
joulukuu 30, 2020, 9:09am

Hit me with all the intelligent, engaging technothrillers you can!

2LamSon
joulukuu 30, 2020, 9:22pm

I've read most of Larry Bond's stuff. I think he is better than Tom Clancy.

3AnnieMod
joulukuu 30, 2020, 10:25pm

Technothrillers can cover a lot of ground - both in the science fiction world and in the non-speculative one. Any favorite authors/books?

4handshakes
joulukuu 30, 2020, 2:16am

>3 AnnieMod: Yes. Michael Crichton is my favorite author.

5handshakes
joulukuu 30, 2020, 2:17am

>2 LamSon: Thank you. I'll put him on the list.

8LamSon
joulukuu 31, 2020, 10:51pm

>5 handshakes: I would consider some stand alone novels first Red Phoenix, Vortex, Cauldron.
Red Storm Rising was a collaboration with Tom Clancy. It's the book put Bond on my radar.

9KatyBee
joulukuu 31, 2020, 4:15am

Version Control by Dexter Palmer, for science fiction.

10karenb
Muokkaaja: tammikuu 1, 9:07am

William Gibson, for example Pattern recognition, Spook country, and Zero history.

Cory Doctorow is a tech expert who also writes fiction, including the Little Brother series.

For more science fiction/fantasy, there's G. Willow Wilson's Alif the Unseen and Charles Stross's series The Laundry, which starts with Atrocity Archives.

11FirstandGoal
tammikuu 1, 1:38pm

>8 LamSon: Red Storm Rising is a military/political thriller with technology and intense situations. Great standalone read I agree with LamSon. Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton. Also Coma by Robin Cook. Consider them and Happy New Year.

12handshakes
tammikuu 2, 6:41am

>11 FirstandGoal: I've read Michael Crichton's entire bibliography. I've read books by Robin Cook and I wasn't particularly impressed. I'll have to give Red Storm Rising a chance.

13SandraArdnas
tammikuu 2, 8:14am

Neal Stephenson ? Cryptonomicon, Reamde, Interface could all qualify, among other things, as tech-thrillers

14handshakes
tammikuu 3, 4:49am

>13 SandraArdnas: I do have a copy of Interface that I've been meaning to get around to... thanks, I'll have to bump it up on my list.

15Milda-TX
tammikuu 11, 5:57am

>1 handshakes: Handshakes: It sounds cheesy but I thought The President is Missing was really scary and unputdownable. It involves techie stuff.

16Dariah
maaliskuu 6, 12:18pm

Herr aller Dinge by Andreas Eschbach (dealing with nanorobotics)

17LamSon
maaliskuu 7, 2:57am

>11 FirstandGoal: I am approaching the end of Red Phoenix Burning, the sequel to Red Phoenix. It's good. Just what I expect from Larry Bond.

18paradoxosalpha
maaliskuu 9, 3:26pm

If you're willing to head towards the mid-21st century, Ian McDonald has some big ideas along with plenty of action. I'm a fan of The Dervish House and River of Gods particularly.