Daily Archives: May 25, 2006

Robin reads: PopCo, The codex, Deception point &; I never promised you a rose garden

PopCo by Scarlett Thomas (FICTION): A friend recommended this to me and I found this a very fun read. Alice Butler is a whiz at cryptography, crosswords, and also works for one of the world’s leading toy manufacturers, PopCo, designing kid’s spyware. Having been selected for a special retreat which is actually to develop a new toy/marketing scheme for teenage girls, she quickly discovers that ...

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