By Robert Harris
Publication Date: January 31, 2012
At the nexus of excessive finance and complicated computing device programming, a terrifying destiny can be unfolding even now.
Dr. Alex Hoffmann’s identify is thoroughly guarded from most people, yet in the secretive internal circles of the ultrarich he's a legend. He has constructed a innovative kind of synthetic intelligence that predicts activities within the monetary markets with uncanny accuracy. His hedge fund, established in Geneva, makes billions. yet one morning earlier than sunrise, a sinister intruder breaches the frilly defense of his lakeside mansion, and so starts off a waking nightmare of paranoia and violence as Hoffmann makes an attempt, with expanding desperation, to find who's attempting to ruin him.
Fiendishly clever and suspenseful, the phobia Index supplies us a searing glimpse into an all-too-recognizable international of greed and panic. it's a novel that forces us to confront the query of what it potential to be human—and it really is Robert Harris’s such a lot spellbinding and audacious novel to date.