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Hedge Fund Frankenstein Algorithm Stalks Robert Harris Thriller

Dr. Victor Frankenstein thought it would be a good idea to bring an inanimate body to life. We all know how that turned out.

Now Robert Harris -- bestselling author of novels about Nazi Germany (“Fatherland”), ancient Rome (“Pompeii”) and modern Britain (“The Ghost”) -- has updated Mary Shelley’s classic tale of hubris in “The Fear Index,” a brisk new thriller set at a Geneva hedge fund.