Nov 16, 2009

Missed Mentions: Neuropath by Scott Bakker

Scott Bakker's Neuropath came out here in the US this October and I managed to miss it on my Books of October post. While I typically try to read US editions of books when they are available, sometimes my desire to read one book or another without an announced US release date has me heading on over to the UK Book Depository (Free S

Neuropath is half-thriller / half-ideaporn. While it's slightly flawed as a thriller, the deep and unsettling suggestions the book offers on the concepts of consciouness/causality/and thought itself more than make up for any plot holes.

This is a book you will definitely still be thinking about weeks after you read it. I thought this book was a lot of fun and more than slightly disturbing. Highly recommended if you are a fan of near future sci-fi thrillers and/or darker sci-fi.

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