Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
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    Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel | Robin Sloan

    Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Robin Sloan
    • Narrated By Ari Fliakos
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    A gleeful and exhilarating tale of global conspiracy, complex code-breaking, high-tech data visualization, young love, rollicking adventure, and the secret to eternal life - mostly set in a hole-in-the-wall San Francisco bookstore.The Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon out of his life as a San Francisco Web-design drone - and serendipity, sheer curiosity, and the ability to climb a ladder like a monkey has landed him a new gig working the night shift at Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore.

    And now for something completely different.

    What a clever book! A marriage of the age of social media and an age of antiquity. With strong characters, good narration and a thoroughly intriguin..Show More »

    Reviewed on 31 August 2015 by Simon (Waterlooville, UK)