Combining the nightmarish vision of J. G. Ballard and the linguistic brilliance of Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, Ambient is Jack Womack's stunning first novel.
Set in a decaying and violent twenty-first-century New York, Ambient tells the story of O'Malley, a very special bodyguard for an outrageously ruthless CEO named Dryden, and of his attempts to woo Dryden's personal femme fatale, Avalon. But what begins as a simple case of unrequited love quickly turns into a complicated deathtrap involving corporate intrigue, murderous family rivalries, and perverse subcultures.
A stylish and brilliantly inventive novel, Ambient creates a world that is powerful, convincing, and prophetically real.
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Published December 1, 2007
by Grove Press.
Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Horror.