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- ISBN: 9781250306159
- ISBN: 1250270790
- ISBN: 9781250270795
- ISBN: 1250306140
- ISBN: 9781250306142
452 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2020.
- Copyright: ©2019
|Summary, etc.:||Five best friends in a high school computer club get sucked into an underground hacker's game run by a mysterious A.I. that thinks it's God; as the Game pits them against each other, it offers the ultimate promise--win and learn the meaning of life or die.|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 November #1
A group of teenage friends immerse themselves in a virtual-reality game that seems, the deeper they go into the game, to be able to sense their fears and secret needs, as well as manipulate their lives. What starts as an exhilarating, original, challenging game becomes something approaching a murderous nightmare. Tobey's third novel, after The Faculty Club (2010) and The Surrogate (2013), is a wild ride indeed. As the teens get deeper into the game, they realize that there is someone or something behind the controls who is demanding subservience from the players. Obey me, they are told. With a pace that is fast but not too fast (the author slows down to allow us a good long look at the characters) and a story that keeps the reader in a constant state of suspense, the book is sure to appeal to SF readers, gamers, and anyone else who enjoys a well-plotted, well-told thriller. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.
Danny Tobey is a fifth-generation Texan. He went to Harvard College, Yale Law School, and UT Southwestern medical school. Harvard gave Danny the Edward Eager prize "for the best creative writing." He wrote and edited the Harvard Lampoon and was anthologized in The Best of the Harvard Lampoon: 140 Years of American Humor.
Danny's first novel was the sci-fi fantasy thriller The Faculty Club. Danny is a noted expert on Artificial Intelligence. In 2019, the Library of Congress gave Danny the Burton Award for his work on AI and the law.
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