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A Waterstones employee recommended this. He said it put him off the internet for life. I have made it my vow  to be more internet savvy, which is contrary to the message of this disturbing novel; a 1984 or Brave New World for our social media times. Imagine a company so huge and powerful that it subsumes Google, Apple and the rest; thus creating a monstrosity called 'The Circle' which dictates our lives. While some may say the ideas are stretched to the absurd, the warning in this book is there: be careful where Facebook takes us... We will all be watching ourselves... Are we all Big Brother in the end?

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Despite flopping, the film starring Tom Hanks is quite good. As always, however. the book is better.