Woken furies

450 pages

English language

Published April 16, 2005 by Del Rey/Ballantine Books.

ISBN:
9780345479716
OCLC Number:
57564943

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Richard K. Morgan has received widespread praise for his astounding twenty-fifth-century novels featuring Takeshi Kovacs, and has established a growing legion of fans. Mixing classic noir sensibilities with a searing futuristic vision of an age when death is nearly meaningless, Morgan returns to his saga of betrayal, mystery, and revenge, as Takeshi Kovacs, in one fatal moment, joins forces with a mysterious woman who may have the power to shatter Harlan's World forever.Once a gang member, then a marine, then a galaxy-hopping Envoy trained to wreak slaughter and suppression across the stars, a bleeding, wounded Kovacs was chilling out in a New Hokkaido bar when some so-called holy men descended on a slim beauty with tangled, hyperwired hair. An act of quixotic chivalry later and Kovacs was in deep: mixed up with a woman with two names, many powers, and one explosive history.In a world where the real and virtual …

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J’abandonne ce roman après en avoir lu un gros tiers car l’excès de scènes d’action m’ennuie profondément et me donne envie que de sauter des chapitres entiers. Si l’action a toujours été très présente dans les deux précédents romans de cette trilogie, le dosage me paraît ici déséquilibré. Tant pis, je n’irai au bout des aventures de Takeshi Kovacs, mais je n’y prenais aucun plaisir dans ce troisième et dernier volume.

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  • Life on other planets -- Fiction.