Cory Doctorow ( epub PDF ) Little Brother – Book, Kindle or TXT


CHARACTERS Little Brother

Little Brother

Действието на романа се развива в близкото бъдеще и майсторски размива границите между съществуващи и потенциални технологии Читат. There is a reason why totalitarian governments ban books The reason is that books can change the world Uncle Tom s Cabin and Frederick Douglass autobiography opened people s eyes to the evils of slavery Anne Frank s Diary taught us that genocide kills innocent young girls To Kill a Mockingbird showed us that justice isn t always just and that people should be judged by their character rather than the color of their skin The Grapes of Wrath opened our eyes to the plight of migrant farm workers 1984 warned us about the perils of a nanny state Now in 2008 a new book of power has emerged Little Brother is 1984 for the 21st century but with impactI don t recall that the book ever states what the year is It really doesn t matter It takes place post 911 Terrorists blow up San Francisco s Bay Bridge and everyone s constitutional rights get trampled in the aftermath This book is aimed at teens but every American adult should read it too Parents should read it with their teens and discu

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елите ще останат възхитени от детайлните описания на методите с които главният герой Маркъс разпалва своята технологична революция. Little Brother by Cory Doctorow hits some sensitive themes over and over in a narrative of the sooner rather than later dystopian problems following a post 911 terrorist attack on America this time in San Francisco Making an obvious tip of the cap to George Orwell Doctorow begins his story in 2015 with hip techie teenager Marcus and his exploits trying to avoid problems with his assistant principal Geeky adolescent shenanigans are uickly interrupted by the attack and the subseuent martial law that comes down in the form of a Department of Homeland Security suad of jack booted thugs led by a severe haircut lady who would be at home in Orwell s Thought Police or the Gestapo Our protagonist s world is changed forever after his arrest and Doctorow uses Marcus declared war on the DHS as a means to discuss topics of law freedom Constitution and the nature of our precarious balancing test of safety versus personal freedom and privacyMarcus techno revolution will undoubtedly

Cory Doctorow ✓ 1 REVIEW

Доктороу разисква важни проблеми като същевременно ни запознава с необятните възможности на информационните мрежи и криптологият?. I m feeling totally weird about feeling so unenthusiastic about this book as everyone I know who has read it seems to have loved it Just see that it got another star this one from the Horn Book Seems like I m the only person on earth who didn t Ah well Cory if you are reading this stop I m clearly alone in my feelings here Go read all the reviews of people who like it Forget about mineSo anyway I read it on the plane to ALA and had to really push to finish it Some of the writing drove me nuts I mean how many times did Marcus have to piss like a racehorse Two for sure The sex scenes made me cringe I found way too much telling Telling about hacking telling about programming telling about the 60s telling about the Yippies et al I don t have the book at hand to give specific examples but I just felt too lectured at too often I really disliked the setup with the nasty boy Chuck was his name I think The one who argued with the teacher about Vietnam and was horrible I felt he was such a

  • Paperback
  • 318
  • Little Brother
  • Cory Doctorow
  • Bulgarian
  • 22 February 2019
  • 9789546551528

About the Author: Cory Doctorow

Boing Boing and the author of the YA graphic novel



10 thoughts on “Little Brother

  1. says:

    There is a reason why totalitarian governments ban books The reason is that books can change the world Uncle Tom's Cabin and Frederick Douglass' autobiography opened people's eyes to the evils of slavery; Anne Frank's Diary taught us

  2. says:

    A softened critical YA work in the tradition of Huxley Orwell and Capek using a modern setting to show the dangers of a s

  3. says:

    “It's not about doing something shameful It's about doing something private It's about your life belonging to you” What do you va

  4. says:

    Just finished reading the freepdf version of Cory Doctorow's Little BrotherThe writing is not the tightest I have ever read nor does it even begin to exude elegance but it does a decent job of keeping you readingI was incredibly put off by the chapter start bookstore dedications It felt like a weird meta sort of pandering This is what you do when you are relentlessly self promotional You tell people you like th

  5. says:

    Little Brother by Cory Doctorow hits some sensitive themes over and over in a narrative of the sooner rather than later dystopian problems following a post 911 terrorist attack on America this time in San Francisco Making an obvious tip of the cap to George Orwell Doctorow begins his story in 2015 with hip techie teenager Marcus and his exploits trying to avoid problems with his assistant principal Geeky adolescent shenanigans are uickly in

  6. says:

    In an attempt to win over a new generation of sci fi readers Cory Doctorow's Little Brother is marketed as a young adult book However adult readers shouldn't worry that Doctorow's book will leave them behind or have them feeling juvenile for reading itLittle Brother is a mature contemporary novel that looks at t

  7. says:

    What sounds from the description like a fun techno thriller tinged with lefty politics is instead a didactic bore of a blog entry m

  8. says:

    Seventeen year old Marcus studies at a normal school in San Francisco set in the very near future In this case normal school means total surveillance over the students complete control over their movement and what they read Marcus is knowledgeable and rebellious enough to fool the system into giving himself some freedom and privacy One normal day at school follows another until Marcus and his friends escape it during a break and

  9. says:

    I'm feeling totally weird about feeling so unenthusiastic about this book as everyone I know who has read it seems to have loved it Just see that it got another star this one from the Horn Book Seems like I'm the only person on earth who didn

  10. says:

    More polemic than novel Little Brother is the kind of book I would have devoured when I was a teenager I gave it to my teenage son and he went nuts for it he isn't a reader and was inspired by the various suggestions in the text to learn about RFID surveillance privacy EFF Linux and other technologies Doctorow explores or

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