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Zendegi By Greg Egan

Zendegi
by Greg Egan

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SF's top ideas man brings us a thrilling tale of loss and human endeavour.
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Zendegi by Greg Egan

Nasim is a young computer scientist, hoping to work on the Human Connectome Project: a plan to map every neural connection in the human brain. But funding for the project is cancelled, and Nasim ends up devoting her career to Zendegi, a computerised virtual world used by millions of people.

Fifteen years later, a revived Connectome Project has published a map of the brain. Zendegi is facing fierce competition from its rivals, and Nasim decides to exploit the map to fill the virtual world with better Proxies: the bit-players that bring its crowd scenes to life. As controversy rages over the nature and rights of the Proxies, a friend with terminal cancer begs Nasim to make a Proxy of him, so some part of him will survive to help raise his orphaned son. But Zendegi is about to become a battlefield ...

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About Greg Egan


Greg Egan's highly acclaimed science fiction has won him many major awards in the UK, the US and Japan. He lives in Perth, Western Australia.

Additional information

GOR003591464
Zendegi by Greg Egan
Greg Egan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2011-07-14
368
0575086203
9780575086203
N/A
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