- Published: New York : Tor, 2012.
- Year Published: 2012
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Description: 349 p.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
A tale set at the end of the twenty-first century finds the planet's divided hominid population subjected to the forces of a splintery metaconsciousness that inundates networks with plans for cataclysmic technologies, prompting an unwitting jury member to participate in a grueling decision.
While I enjoyed the book, others see it as a sprawling, disorganized story, which may be a stylistic method to reflect Huw's ever changing and extremely diverse society. This may also be because the novel is a mélange of two novellas by Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross, "Jury Duty" and "Appeals Court", with a third and newer section, "Parole Board" added to it.
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