By Joshua Cohen
The enigmatic billionaire founding father of Tetration, the world’s strongest tech corporation, hires a failed novelist, Josh Cohen, to ghostwrite his memoirs. The tycoon, often called imperative, brings Josh at the back of the electronic veil, tracing the increase of Tetration, which all started within the earliest days of the web by means of revolutionizing the hunt engine prior to venturing into smartphones, desktops, and the surveillance of worldwide voters. important takes Josh on a mind-bending international travel from Palo Alto to Dubai and past, beginning him into the key pretext of the autobiography venture and the life-or-death stakes that encompass its publication.
Insider tech exposé, leaked memoir-in-progress, overseas mystery, family members drama, intercourse comedy, and biblical allegory, booklet of Numbers renders the total diversity of contemporary event either on-line and rancid. Embodying the net in its language, it unearths the humanity underlying the virtual.
Featuring probably the most unforgettable characters in modern fiction, booklet of Numbers is an epic of the electronic age, a triumph of a brand new new release of writers, and a kind of infrequent books that renew the belief of what a unique can do.
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28 Shakespeare mentions a curious weapon, a 'staff with a sand-bag fastened to if, but no armour. The treason-duel of chivahy, usually on horseback, was never fought without a sword and spear. Shakespeare's weapon, in fact, is closer to the weapon of the duelof-law, the baton. 'o He quotes Samuel Butler's Hudibras in support - 'Engaged with money-bags, as bold I As men with sand-bags did of old' - and suggests a comparison with the fool's baton and bladder. C. Hart recounts in his edition of 1909, where, however, he shows no certainty as to what the weapon actually wasY The weapons are in fact combat flails, as distinct from the metal military flail or the agricultural wooden variety.
In the arguments of the Temple Garden Somerset throws at Richard his father, the Earl of Cambridge's execution for treason under Henry V in 1415. 2 (see the discussion below, pp. 91) where he follows Holinshed in confining the politics to treasonous subornation by a foreign enemy. In 1 Hmry VI the political argument is much more involved, as we hear in the next scene when Mortimer indicates the Yorkist claim on the crown. 96-7). Richard's argument is ambiguous, questionbegging and possibly treasonous in itself.
The words provide a summary argument in relation to the action of the enemy, an argument that directs us to the larger argument of action in this and all the English histories - the issue of God's providence in relation to human deeds. Henry's utterance testifies to his unremitting piety when confronted with affairs of state. His Christian faith accepts that what has taken place must be part of God's just providential ordering of the world, however inscrutable that might appear to mere human understanding.