- Title: The Genehunter
- Author: Simon Kewin
- ISBN: null
- Page: 123
- Format: Paperback
Some secrets are best left buriedSimms is a genehunter, paid to track down the DNA of the famous and infamous of history for his clients private collections What they do with the DNA isn t his problem even if they are using it to create illegal clones.He walks a line, pulled in many different directions at once The law, competing genehunters, ex lovers, religious nSome secrets are best left buriedSimms is a genehunter, paid to track down the DNA of the famous and infamous of history for his clients private collections What they do with the DNA isn t his problem even if they are using it to create illegal clones.He walks a line, pulled in many different directions at once The law, competing genehunters, ex lovers, religious nuts and anti genehunter crazies But when he starts to work the Boneyard case he discovers that, sometimes, you have to decide which side of the line you re on.And when he starts to uncover the truth of his own origins he begins to question everything he is and doesA future noir cyberpunk novel set on an Earth slowly going to hell The Genehunter follows the adventures of Simms, genetic detective and all round nice guy Originally published as a series of five linked novellas The Wrong Tom Jacks, The Zombies of Death, The Clone Who Didn t Know, A Soldier of Megiddo and Boneyard With added bonus material The World of Simms characters and organisations of the Genehunter universe and 22nd Century Genie the original Simms short story.
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The Genehunter by Simon Kewin is a top notch cyberpunk, SF-noir thriller with enough subplots and clandestine organizations to keep mystery/conspiracy lovers captivated to the very last page. Excellent blend of imaginative setting (far future tech world), intriguing characterization (a protag you'll both love and hate), compelling plotting (5 episodes that each have their own story arc and yet thread together into a complete whole), and powerful storytelling (Kewin's voice and narrative skill ar [...]
In receiving author bios I discovered that veteran Abyss & Apex author Simon Kewin, who has a story in this edition, has written novels. Here is my review of his science fiction noir gumshoe book, The Genehunter.Very few authors writing about future tech extrapolate well on multiple fronts: social, technological, economic, theological, political. Add Simon Kewin to the ranks of authors who have not only done such extrapolations, but done them well, with believable characters and an intricate [...]
I received this ebook as a free giveaway in exchange for an honest review and I just finished reading it last night. In a nutshell, I loved it!!! The premise was fascinating - a DNA detective who hunts down and acquires DNA samples of famous people (usually rock stars) for collectors, a Genehunter, or Genie for short. The book is set in the future and cloning has become something of an illegal hobby for the rich and bored. They acquire the DNA of someone famous and clone them for their personal [...]
The main character in this book is a genehunter (hence the title). A man who tracks down DNA and sells it to collectors. That seems benign enough, until you realise those collectors tend to use the DNA to make clones which they house in personal zoos. This isn't just a book about a genehunter struggling with his conscience (though really, there's probably enough material there to fill one all by itself), it is a thriller where the stakes are much higher than peace of mind or one man's values. I [...]
It's been quite a while since I've read a cyberpunk novel this good. Being a science fiction author myself, I read quite a lot of science fiction, and this one stands out as one of the best I've read in a while. There are heaps of cool ideas in here (I especially love the brain plugins which give the users a high level of control over their bodies, including what they see), the characters are very well drawn and relatable (not perfect, not always likable, but real and often funny), the writing s [...]
In this futuristic thriller, Simms, a famous head hunter, seeks and finds the DNA of dead people.It’s the 22nd century and people have brain plugins inside their heads, communicate with one another via pings (telepathic communication), and are literally interconnected via the wordwide web. They even get paid via their brain plugins. People travel city to city and country to country via jump nodes (teleportation). Book Review: The Genehunter By Simon Kewin » Katarina Noltekatarinanolte/WordPr [...]
Interesting idea, exciting world, never boring (always something going on) but somehow the end is a little to weak for meThe kindle book also contains an alternate (short) version of the books story - good idea; and an interesting exploration of the basic idea!
captivatingI read this in one sitting. The characters are interesting and have depth. The stories are involving and while he has to be somewhat repetitive, he keeps from being overly boring. I will read more of his stories and books and definitely more Genehunters.
I had to just give up on this book. After about a dozen or so pages the writing style just grated on my nerves too much. The descriptions and dialogue were just too stiff.
Excellent series, perfect for a sci-fi fans. If you like William Gibson, give this a try.
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