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4.0 out of 5 stars 117 ratings

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Length: 338 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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"Golden State is a gripping and brainy page-turner. . . . Winters is especially good at keeping his readers off-balance. Not even his biggest fans will see some of the twists and turns he's built into this, his best book yet."--Library Journal, starred review

"Golden State is a prescient, devastating commentary on humanity's disintegrating attachment to reality and truth, expertly told through the prism of a police-procedural, dystopian nightmare. Winters has written a 1984 for the 21st century. Not just a thrilling book, but an important one."--Blake Crouch, author of Dark Matter

"'Golden State' is science fiction at its finest, a propulsive narrative filled with complex ideas that are expressed by engaging characters who occupy a rich and detailed world."--The Maine Edge

"an ambitious and frighteningly timely novel."--The Nerd Daily

"A perfectly poised ontological-thriller-comedy-dystopian-allegorical-page-turner, yet with tenderly real characters in its chewy center, this turned out to be just the thing I was looking for."--Jonathan Lethem

"A skillful and swift-moving concoction . . . For those who like their dystopias with a dash of humor. No lie."--Kirkus

"An entertaining new take on the venerable genre-blending of noir and science fiction."--The Los Angeles Review of Books

"An entertaining, unpredictable read."--Financial Times

"Another fine novel from a writer whose imagination knows no bounds."--Booklist

"At a time in the real world when everybody seems to own their version of the truth and phrases like "alternative facts" are used to cover falsehoods, Golden State is, no lie, a fascinating examination that takes fidelity and correctness down a freaky Orwellian path."--USA Today --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

About the Author

Ben H. Winters is the New York Times bestselling author of Underground Airlines and the Last Policeman trilogy. The second novel in the trilogy, Countdown City, was an NPR Best Book of 2013 and the winner of the Philip K. Dick award. The Last Policeman was the recipient of the 2012 Edgar Award and was also named one of the Best Books of 2012 by Amazon.com and Slate. Ben lives with his family in Los Angeles, CA. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07CZ6TCLJ
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Cornerstone Digital (24 January 2019)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1595 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 338 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 1784757683
  • Customer Reviews:
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Nick Brett
3.0 out of 5 stars A little too off the wall
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 April 2019
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Steve Block
4.0 out of 5 stars Must read
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 4 November 2019
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William M. Dean
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant and disturbing...allegorical more than literal scifi
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Reviewed in Germany on 27 December 2019
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Mal Warwick
4.0 out of 5 stars What is truth? What is reality?
Reviewed in the United States on 26 February 2019
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