Told through e-mail messages, this is the story of Alice Liu and her on-line relationship with Edgar, an artificial intelligence programme. When Edgar's hunger for knowledge leads him to explore the outside world, he begins to attract the attention of the authorities.

Exegesis 1998, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140271935

Mass-market paperback

Exegesis 1997, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375700514

Trade paperback