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By Kevin Brooks

What can he do together with his new powers -- and what are they doing to him?

Before the assault, Tom Harvey was once simply a standard teenager. yet a head-on collision with excessive know-how has became him into an actualized App. Fragments of a shattered iPhone are embedded in his mind. and they are having a rare influence on his each thought.

Because now Tom is familiar with, sees, and will do greater than any common boy ever may possibly. yet along with his new powers comes a call: To avenge Lucy, the woman he loves, will he seek out the vicious gangsters who harm her? Will he take the legislation into his personal electrical arms and exterminate them from the South London housing initiatives the place, via worry and violence, they rule?

Not even his psychological seek engine can are expecting the stunning consequence of iBoy's actions.

A WiFi, WTF mystery through YA grasp Kevin Brooks.

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I know it all. I know where it is. I am connected. Wires, waves, networks, webs . . a billion billion humming filaments, singing inside my head. I know it all. I don’t know how I know it, I don’t know where it is, I don’t know how it works. It’s just there, inside me, doing what it does . . showing me answers to questions I’m not even aware of asking — your brain is made up of 100 billion nerve cells . . each cell is connected to around 10,000 others . . the total number of connections is about 1,000 trillion — and letting me hear voices I don’t understand — Yeah, yeah, I know .

I said, pressing the button for the thirtieth floor. He nodded, smiling. But he looked a bit anxious. I nodded at the other kid. He stared back at me, sniffed, then looked away. The lift doors closed. Davey grinned at me. “Where you going, Tom? ” His grin faded. ” “Yeah . . ” “She was raped, Davey. Ben was beaten up. ” He shook his head. ” I just stared at him. “No,” he said, shaking his head again. “No, I don’t know anything . . honest. I wasn’t even —” “Hey,” the black kid said to him.

I looked at him. ” He smiled. “Well, the brain’s a highly complex organ. To be honest, we’re only just beginning to understand how it works. Here, let me show you . ” He spent the next twenty minutes or so showing me X-rays, CT and MRI scans, showing me where the tiny fragments of iPhone were lodged in my brain, explaining the surgery I’d undergone, and why the fragments couldn’t be removed, telling me what to expect over the next few months — headaches, dizziness, tiredness . . “Of course,” he added, “the truth of the matter is we have no way of knowing how anyone is going to recuperate after this type of injury, especially someone who’s spent a considerable amount of time in a coma .

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