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The Shockwave Rider

By John Brunner

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Nickie Haflinger was the most dangerous fugitive alive . . . but he didn't exist!

He was the most dangerous fugitive alive, but he didn't exist!

Nickie Haflinger had lived a score of lifetimes . . . but technically he didn't exist. He was a fugitive from Tarnover, the high-powered government think tank that had educated him. First he had broken his identity code - then he escaped.

Now he had to find a way to restore sanity and personal freedom to the computerised masses and to save a world tottering on the brink of disaster.

He didn't care how he did it . . . but the government did. That's when his Tarnover teachers got him back in their labs . . . and Nickie Haflinger was set up for a whole new education!


First published in 1975.

Biographical Notes

John Brunner (1934-1995) was a prolific British SF writer. He was a winner of the Hugo Award (for Stand on Zanzibar), the British Science Fiction Award and the Prix Apollo.

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  • ISBN: 9780575101661
  • Publication date: 29 Sep 2011
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  • Imprint: Gateway
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