By Wayne Gladstone
Gladstone, the so-called "Internet Messiah," has not just did not carry again the internet, yet his seek has landed him in a brand new York urban psychiatric ward. the remainder of the area isn't doing so good both, packed with disconnected net clients nonetheless jonesing for a repair, and an more and more draconian govt, interrogating and detaining a person deemed a "person of interest" below the internet restoration Act.
For Gladstone, although, discovering the internet is less significant than heading to l. a. to win again his ex-wife. he's taking up place of dwelling at the sofa of his previous pal, gossip-blogger Tobey, whereas attempting to rebuild his misplaced romance. but if Gladstone's outdated magazine account of the net Apocalypse is going "paper viral," his newfound megastar places him on the leading edge of the web Reclamation circulate. quickly he's a aim for shadowy govt brokers, and a reluctant collaborator with nameless who presents a clue that offers to give an explanation for the Internet's disappearance.
Full of humorous but slicing social statement, Agents of the web Apocalypse maintains the trilogy that imagines a dystopian international with out the internet.
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Agents of the Internet Apocalypse (Internet Apocalypse, Book 2) by Wayne Gladstone