What happens when dragons appear over California? And why are they appearing? And how can our hero use them to get himself a good tech job?
This book is a bit hard to categorise. It has elements of fairy tales, without reading like one. It’s got enough computing terminology to make me feel like I might have learned something. It’s got some pretty pointed moral philosophising. It’s urban fantasy. It’s comedy. It’s got a hint of Chuck Palaniuk, a dollop of Douglas Coupland and also a touch of Tom Holt.
OMG, this book was a lot of fun. Take all the magic of JK Rowlings and set it in the get-rich-quick start-up fever world of San Francisco, subtract all the douchiness of that Bravo TV series, add a touch of Firefly wittiness, and you get magic for big kids.
So, er, that’s that. Here’s that Amazon link again.