Whew – long, long, long and although the concept is terrific the execution is a bit too convoluted. I wanted to like this book – as a reading junkie and word lover with a great appreciation for dystopian fiction it sounded like it was right up my alley. Alas, I’m not sure why but it fell short of any mark.
The setting is a dystopian future where the use of a smart phone-like device called the Meme has hampered out ability to speak and then language itself is mangled and corrupted by technology and a greedy drive for money. Otherwise normal people who are addicted to their devices turn aphasic (non-verbal). And then comes a version of the Meme called the Nautilus which sticks to the user’s skin. >>>>MORE>>>>