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Turing's Delirium

by Edmundo Paz Soldan

Turing's Delirium
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  • First Published:
    Jul 2006, 288 pages
    Paperback:
    Jun 2007, 304 pages

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Set against the backdrop of the globalization crisis, Edmundo Paz Soldán’s latest novel is a modern chapter in the age-old fight between oppressed and oppressor.

From the book jacket: The town of Río Fugitivo in Bolivia is on the verge of a social revolution—not a revolution of strikes and street riots but a war waged electronically, where computer viruses are the weapons and hackers the revolutionaries. In this war of information, the lives of a variety of characters become entangled: Kandinsky, the mythic leader of a group of hackers fighting the government and transnational companies; Albert, the founder of Black Chamber, a state security firm charged with deciphering the secret codes used in the information war; and Miguel Sáenz, Black Chamber's most famous codebreaker, who begins to suspect that his work is not as ...

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