Mona / Dan Sehlberg ; translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles.

By: Sehlberg, Dan T [author.]
Contributor(s): Willson-Broyles, Rachel [translator.]
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: Swedish Description: 440 pages ; 24 cmISBN: 9781922070975; 9781922247261Subject(s): Thought and thinking -- Fiction | Computer science -- FictionGenre/Form: Suspense fiction. DDC classification: 839.78 Summary: Eric Soderqvist, professor of computer science at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, has invented Mind Surf, a thought-control system that allows people with disabilities to browse the web. Meanwhile, Lebanese Samir Mustaf, a former MIT professor whose daughter Mona was killed by an Israeli cluster bomb five years earlier, has just finished creating the most sophisticated computer virus the world has ever seen, for the purpose of launching a devastating cyber attack against Israel's financial system. When Eric's wife, Hanna, falls into a coma - struck by an aggressive and previously unknown virus, after having tested her husband's invention - the doctors are at a loss. Although everyone around him thinks he's gone mad, Eric becomes convinced that his wife has been infected by a powerful computer virus known as Mona, and that the only way he can save her life is by tracking down its creator.
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Originally published: Sweden : Lind & Co, 2013.

Eric Soderqvist, professor of computer science at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, has invented Mind Surf, a thought-control system that allows people with disabilities to browse the web. Meanwhile, Lebanese Samir Mustaf, a former MIT professor whose daughter Mona was killed by an Israeli cluster bomb five years earlier, has just finished creating the most sophisticated computer virus the world has ever seen, for the purpose of launching a devastating cyber attack against Israel's financial system. When Eric's wife, Hanna, falls into a coma - struck by an aggressive and previously unknown virus, after having tested her husband's invention - the doctors are at a loss. Although everyone around him thinks he's gone mad, Eric becomes convinced that his wife has been infected by a powerful computer virus known as Mona, and that the only way he can save her life is by tracking down its creator.

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