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Altered Carbon

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It's far future technology, but somehow I can see it happening sooner than later. You can have yourself in a new body almost whenever you want, and you could get into that body from across... well, the planet, the solar system, the galaxy - you just need to know the right people.

Takeshi Kovacs is a great character, and Morgan does a great job in building him into a believable perso... read more
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Altered Carbon is a 2002 hardboiled cyberpunk science fiction novel by Richard K. Morgan. Set some five hundred years in the future in a universe in which the United Nations Protectorate oversees a number of extrasolar planets settled by human beings, it features Takeshi Kovacs as a former U.N. elite soldier and a native of Harlan's World, a planet settled by a Japanese keiretsu with Eastern European labour.
Manufacturer: Del Rey
Release date: 4 March 2003
ISBN-10 : 0345457684 | ISBN-13: 9780345457684
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