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The Atrocity Archives
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Ace Books
Publication date January 3, 2006
Pages 345
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780441013654
ISBN-10 0441013651
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.25 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.58 lbs.
Original list price $15.00
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
The father of modern computer science, Alan Turning paves the way for esoteric mathematical computations that, when used by Nazi Germany's Ahnenerbe-SS to perform a summoning, results in an unexpected evil brought to Earth through a portal to an alternate universe, a result that forces computer-hacker desk jockey Bob Howard into the unexpected role of world savior. Original.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Charles Stross takes a departure from his epic science fiction to craft this cross between Len Deighton—style espionage and H.P. Lovecraftian horror.

Bob Howard is a computer-hacker desk jockey, who has more than enough trouble keeping up with the endless paperwork he has to do on a daily basis. He should never be called on to do anything remotely heroic.

But somehow, he is...



Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781930846258
 
With Ken MacLeod (other contributor) | from Golden Gryphon Pr (May 1, 2004)
9781930846258 | details & prices | 295 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $24.95
About: The father of modern computer science, Alan Turning paves the way for esoteric mathematical computations that, when used by Nazi Germany's Ahnenerbe-SS to perform a summoning, results in an unexpected evil brought to Earth through a portal to an alternate universe.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780441013654 Book cover for 9780441016686
 
With Hen MacLeod (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Ace Books (December 30, 2008)
9780441016686 | details & prices | 345 pages | 4.25 × 6.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $7.99
About: The first novel in Hugo Award-winning author Charles Stross's witty Laundry Files series.
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from Ace Books (January 3, 2006)
9780441013654 | details & prices | 345 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.58 lbs | List price $15.00
About: Computer science guru Alan Turning paves the way for esoteric mathematical computations that Nazi Germany uses to perform a summoning, bringing an unexpected evil to Earth through a portal to an alternate universe.

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