Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on KIWIreviews.co.nz : Friday 1st July 2016 - 16:31:50

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Books > Fiction > Transmission review

« The Day the Earth Stood Still - 1951 reviewThe Day the Earth Stood Still - 1951The Omega Scroll reviewThe Omega Scroll »

Advertising...

Bosslevel.nz
Sick of adverts? Click here to join up for free and be rid of them.

Score: 7.5/10  [1 review]
3 out of 5
ProdID: 747 - Transmission
Written by Hari Kunzru

Transmission
Price:
$28.00
Supplied by:
Click to search for all products supplied by Penguin Random House
Available:
September 2005
Buy it:
Search for this on MightyApe.co.nz

Transmission product reviews

Meet Arjun Mehta, an Indian cybergeek catapulted into California's spiralling hi-tech sector; Leela Zahir, beguiling Bollywood actress filming in the midge-infested Scottish wilds; and Guy Swift, hypedup marketing exec lost in a blue-sky tomorrow of his own devising.

Three dislocated individuals seeking nodes of connectivity - a place to fit in. Yet this is the twenty-first century, and their lives are about to become unexpectedly entangled, as a virus spreads, and all their futures are rewired. But will it take them further from their dreams, or closer to their hearts?

Check out Penguin Random House onlineClick here to see all the listings for Penguin Random House Visit their website They do not have a Twitter account Check them out on Facebook They do not have a YouTube Channel They do not have a Pinterest board



Tags:
-none-
Other listings you may be interested in:
The Archimedes CodexThe Archimedes Codex
Rating: 8.8
Geronimo Stilton Academy: Grammar PawbooksGeronimo Stilton Academy: Grammar Pawbooks
Rating: 9.9
Journeys in the Dead SeasonJourneys in the Dead SeasonGypsyGypsy
Rating: 9.3
EJ Spy School #9: Birthday Secrets!EJ Spy School #9: Birthday Secrets!
Rating: 9.4
Artemis Fowl: The Opal DeceptionArtemis Fowl: The Opal Deception
Rating: 9.9
The Mighty Thor: An origin storyThe Mighty Thor: An origin story
Rating: 9.6
Double Trouble #4:  Midnight MischiefDouble Trouble #4:  Midnight Mischief
Rating: 10.0
Bullet BoysBullet Boys
Rating: 7.0
Pig the WinnerPig the Winner
Rating: 9.8
Vikings in the SupermarketVikings in the SupermarketThe JungleThe Jungle
Rating: 9.5
The Lighthouse Keeper's LunchThe Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch
Rating: 10.0

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of tucker

Review by: tucker (Karl)
Dated: 30th of October, 2005

Link to this review Report this review

 

This Review Score:
Score 8 out of 10

Value for Money:
Score 7 out of 10
Level of Realism:
Score 9 out of 10
Rereadability:
Score 7 out of 10
Lose Track of Time:
Score 7 out of 10

Hmmm... what do I say here... though I was quite impressed with this book, I found it a little hard to get into. A very long, slow start became an action-packed few chapters, which died suddenly within the last 10% of the story, leaving a lot of loose ends and implied content. I think I would have been happier if there had been a bit more of the ending fleshed out, instead of just outlined and left hanging.

However, though the structure left me a little disappointed, the content did not. Full of rich and colourful characters, well defined and as close to lifelike as the story would allow. I was surprised at the high level of detail he included on some otherwise esoteric topics, such as behind-the-scenes in an anti-virus lab, etc. It was quite realistic on many levels, which meant that the story held well, flowed smooth, and left me feeling... well, if not 'happy' then at least NOT considering it a total write-off... no pun intended.

overall, I found it to be quite a good book... not really my ideal reading, but right up there with a lot of potential for sure.

Guest comments...

comments powered by Disqus

Random listing from 'Books'...

Score: 9.5
Product reviews for listing 4810: Forever More
Written by: Cindy Miles

Product image for Forever MoreAn atmospheric, romantic ghost mystery set in the Scottish Highlands. Ivy Calhoun's life has been turned upside down. Her new stepdad has uprooted Ivy and her mum, bringing them to live in an actual castle in the misty Scottish countryside. There are stone-faced servants and shadowy corridors, and the ancient walls seem full of secrets. Ivy is at once frightened and intrigued.

Especially when she meets Logan, a gorgeous, elusive ... more...

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the ePLURIBUS.nz Network. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of KIWIreviews.co.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, under the assumption that they are the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"Why is it that people say they 'slept like a baby' when babies wake up every two hours?"
unattributed

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream