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Ian McDonald

Birthdate: 31. March 1960

For several other people called Ian McDonald or a similar spelling, see Ian McDonald.Ian McDonald is a British science fiction novelist, living in Belfast. His themes include nanotechnology, postcyberpunk settings, and the impact of rapid social and technological change on non-Western societies. Wikipedia

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Desolation Road
Desolation Road
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The Dervish House
The Dervish House
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River of Gods
River of Gods
Ian McDonald

„A chilly piety leaked into the air.“

—  Ian McDonald, book Desolation Road

Source: Desolation Road (1988), Chapter 49 (p. 248).

„"The words still don't move."
"The words don't need to move. It is you who is moved by them."“

—  Ian McDonald, book River of Gods

Source: River of Gods (2006), Ch. 19 (p. 239).

„Ghosts? Pah. We are the most substantial things in the world, the foundations of the present. We are memories.“

—  Ian McDonald, book Desolation Road

Source: Desolation Road (1988), Chapter 54 (p. 270).

„He has no belief—faith is beneath his dignity—but he enjoys the designed madness of religion.“

—  Ian McDonald, book The Dervish House

Source: The Dervish House (2010), Ch. 1, §5 (p. 21)

„Half your DNA's owned by some biotech corporation. Every time you have sex, you break copyright.“

—  Ian McDonald, book River of Gods

Source: River of Gods (2006), Ch. 5 (p. 58).

„His theory of golf is, never play any sport that requires you to dress as your grandfather.“

—  Ian McDonald, book River of Gods

Source: River of Gods (2006), Ch. 20 (p. 249).

„I've always found that the root of a computer problem is human frailty“

—  Ian McDonald, book River of Gods

Source: River of Gods (2006), Ch. 2 (p. 27).

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