The Shockwave Rider is a science fiction novel by John Brunner, originally published in It is notable for its hero’s use of computer hacking skills to escape. Get this from a library! Der Schockwellenreiter Science-fiction-Roman. [John Brunner]. Publication: Der Schockwellenreiter Publication Record # ; Author: John Brunner; Date: ; ISBN: [].

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He visits her at home, helping her to clean out some of her possessions, and meeting her tame cougarBagheera.

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Hearing Aid’s promise is that nobody else, not even the government, will hear the call. Millions die and millions more are left to live on government handouts. The interrogator is Paul Freeman, a graduate of another secret installation known as “Electric Skillet”, which focuses schockwelenreiter weapons and defence strategy.

Home About Help Search. Please enter your name. As a fugitive, he must do this from time to time to avoid capture. He studies data processing, steals a scnockwellenreiter ID code intended for privileged individuals who wish to live their lives without surveillance, and goes on the run.

Der Schockwellenreiter Science-fiction-Roman Author: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The precipitating event in this case is Kate’s abduction by government agents, who bring her to Tarnover for further questioning and to threaten Nick.


Echockwellenreiter will only happen fully if the results of a plebisciteagain conducted over the network, allow it. At this point Nick becomes determined to escape. EngvarB from September Use dmy dates from September Articles needing additional references from November All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Articles with unsourced statements from January Remember me on this computer.

Der Schockwellenreiter Science-fiction-Roman

John Brunner Find more information about: Future shock arises when reality and change disrupt patterns. Besides the two Hearing Aid tapeworms, and Nick’s ultimate tapeworm, there is a “denunciation tapeworm” cer as revenge by a representative of “Anti-Trauma Inc.

One is the pastor of a popular church, another is a successful computer consultant. The world described in the book is dystopian, with laissez-faire economics portrayed as leading inevitably to disaster [ citation needed ] as greed trumps long-term planning. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. The hero is a survivor in a hypothetical world of quickly changing identities, fashions and lifestyles, where individuals are still controlled and oppressed by a powerful and secretive state apparatus.


Bagheera is the product of her late father’s genetic research into intelligence. Brunner invented the term “worm” for this program, as a self-replicating program that propagates across a computer network — the term ” worm ” was later adopted by computer researchers as the name for this type of program. At the time Nick was playing the role of a priest in a revivalist church. Retrieved 9 September He returns to Kate and confesses that he is not what he seems, asking for her help.

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The book ends optimistically, with there being no more privileged hiding of information, no more secret conspiracies of the rich and powerful. Brunner’s “data-net tapeworm” consists of a head followed by other segments, each being some kind of code which has effects on databases and other systems. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item In this world of confusion are also cshockwellenreiter specialising in psychological intervention.

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