HOTWIRE. [London]: HarperCollins, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. HarperCollins UK 0-00-647724-0. "SF novel, with interpolated graphics by Simon Pummell. The information connections of future cities have become so complex that several cities have attained consciousness; then one demands to be made human." - Locus. HOTWIRE (1995), complexifies the portrait of the post-modern, AI-governed, information-choked. literally hotwired world City; the protagonists are also hotwired into Sex, which is deemed epiphanic." - John Clute, SFE (online). "Cyberpunk dystopia." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. Ings's third SF novel, a sequel to his first, HOT HEAD (1992). Mass market paperback original. Cover rubbed at edges, an unread, nearly fine copy. (#146200).
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