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From bestselling author and Fall PDF #203 Neal Stephenson and critically acclaimed historical and contemporary commercial novelist Nicole Galland comes a captivating and complex near future thriller combining history science magic mystery intrigue and adventure that uestions the very foundations of the modern worldWhen The Rise PDFEPUBMelisande Stokes an expert in linguistics and languages accidently meets military intelligence operator Tristan Lyons in a hallway at Harvard University it is the beginning of a chain of events that will alter their lives and human history itself The young Rise and Fall PDF #201 man from a shadowy government entity approaches Mel a low level faculty member with an incredible. Who likes naked Vikings Raise your handI'm of two minds on this book On the one hand there are uite a few great ideas with the complications of surrounding witches with a humungous incompetent bureaucratic machine especially when it turns out that they can do a lot of time travel Not only that but I was a huge fan of the acronyms and the lingo speak especially when a costume party gets told as if it's a major military op or when a certain Lay of Wal Mart is written I was even mightily surprised at how much I enjoyed the day to day operations of DODO as the entire bureaucratic nightmare went on op after op in the past but what really stole the show was the labyrinthine plot that underlay the fabric of time and finance Or chronofinance Or let's just call them Fuggers and be done with it What didn't I like so much Well it's not that I actually hated anything about this book but the uality of the wit within the conversations was lacking for what should have been a straight satiresffantasy full of half successful bumbling alphabet soup American agencies as they get into trouble with witches The running gags could have been a lot subtle I felt like the intention behind this novel was to be accessible to just about everyone to have realistic everyday MC's with normal human failings and urges to feel warm amidst all these cool ideas and the basic incompetence porn of the bureaucracy but my investment in Mel or Tristan wasn't that steep I found myself treating the whole organization as the main character and in that regards I had a great time The Rise and Fall of DODO kinda gave it away Who's the main character DODO of course Things really got interesting for me when we were in the minutia of the time travel and the revealing of the strands of plots within plots that span over centuries and I had a great time with all of thatI think this novel is a hit and miss As a satire it tries a bit too hard as a character novel it lacks As an idea novel it starts with a decent premise and then it gets uite complicated and that eventually tickled me to death Certain scenes were brilliant and laugh out loud funnyBut I've read a lot of time travel books I've even read a lot of time travel with witches books This one is only averageThat's not to say I didn't have a good time though Because I did I just wouldn't dare rank this all that high among themUnfortunately by the end I didn't think this was uite as good as Stephenson's Reamde and that happened to be my least favorite of his works I'm a huge fanboy too I can't say anything about Nicole Galland because this was the first of hers that I've readIf I had to make a guess though the plot the acronyms and the nicely weird stuff as all Neal I could be wrong Probably am But those felt like him

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The Rise and Fall of DODOHronic Operations DODO gets cracking on its real mission to develop a device that can bring magic back and send Diachronic Operatives back in time to keep it alive and meddle with a little history at the same time But while Tristan and his expanding operation master the science and build the technology they overlook the mercurial and treacherous nature of the human heartWritten with the genius complexity and innovation that characterize all of Neal Stephenson’s work and steeped with the down to earth warmth and humor of Nicole Galland’s storytelling style this exciting and vividly realized work of science fiction will make you believe in the impossible and take you to places and times beyond imagining. Neal Stephenson Cyberpunk King writing about witches and magicNeal Stephenson Speculative Fiction King writing about time travel witches and magicNeal Stephenson Historical Fiction King writing about turning the thought exercise Schrodinger's Cat into an actual experiment which leads to time travel witches magic and the militaryCan it get any better Oh yeah there is an epic 10th century Viking saga about Wal Mart

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characters The Rise and Fall of DODO 107 ↠ [Download] ➶ The Rise and Fall of DODO ✤ Neal Stephenson – Gwairsoft.co.uk From bestselling author Neal Stephenson and critically acclaimed historical and contemporary commercial novelist Nicole Galland comes a captivating and complex near future thriller combining history s From bestselOffer The only condition she must sign a nondisclosure agreement in return for the rather large sum of moneyTristan needs Mel to translate some very old documents which if authentic are earth shattering They prove that magic actually existed and was practiced for centuries But the arrival of the scientific revolution and the Age of Enlightenment weakened its power and endangered its practitioners Magic stopped working altogether in at the time of the Great Exhibition at London’s Crystal Palace the world’s fair celebrating the rise of industrial technology and commerce Something about the modern world jams the freuencies used by magic and it’s up to Tristan to find out whyAnd so the Department of Diac. not a perfect novel but closer to five stars than 4this story combined beautiful timey whammy stuff and is driven by overall a beautiful book and with an open end so we may get 😁please mr stephenson and Ms Galland may we have some