The Sirens of Bangalore (Paperback)
CV-2 Books, 9780692236529, 282pp.
Publication Date: August 6, 2014
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Walt Walther, an American expat in 2040s India, discovers the key technology to make the adoption of virtual reality unstoppable. But combined with his growing obsession with sexually explicit virtual realities, he turns men against women, husbands against wives, fathers against children, employees against employers--and brings nuclear superpowers to the brink of war.
About the Author
Raymund Eich files patent applications, earned a Ph.D., won a national quiz bowl championship, writes science fiction, and affirms Robert Heinlein's dictum that specialization is for insects. In a typical day, he may talk with biochemists, chip designers, patent attorneys, epileptologists, and rocket scientists. Hundreds of papers cite his graduate research on the reactions of nitric oxide with heme proteins. His novels include the first two volumes in the Confederated Worlds series, TAKE THE SHILLING and OPERATION IAGO, and evolutionary psychology hard science fiction novel NEW CALIFORNIA. He lives in Houston with his wife, son, and daughter.