Sci-Fi

The Oracle Year

Debut
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by Charles Soule

Quick take

When Will Dando wakes up with the ability to predict the future, he finds himself making millions, changing the world, and pissing a lot of people off.

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  • Fast Read

  • Action-Packed

  • Quirky

  • Movieish

Why I love it

I don’t read a lot of sci-fi. In other words, The Oracle Year is the kind of book I might glance at for like a second before skulking off to the romance section. But something about the story of a regular guy who suddenly has the ability to see the future intrigued me, so here we are. Who would have thought a “political technothriller” would not only be readable, but compelling?

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Synopsis

Knowledge is power. So when an unassuming Manhattan bassist named Will Dando awakens from a dream one morning with 108 predictions about the future in his head, he rapidly finds himself the most powerful man in the world. Protecting his anonymity by calling himself the Oracle, he sets up a heavily guarded Web site with the help of his friend Hamza to selectively announce his revelations. In no tim...