Game: A Thriller
Aimless young Henrik “HP” Petterson finds a cellphone on a Stockholm train that invites him to play a game: in no time, he’s embarking on daring, high-stakes missions that turn his ordinary life extraordinary. HP loves the thrill, and the rewards, but is there a sinister side to the seemingly... show more
Aimless young Henrik “HP” Petterson finds a cellphone on a Stockholm train that invites him to play a game: in no time, he’s embarking on daring, high-stakes missions that turn his ordinary life extraordinary. HP loves the thrill, and the rewards, but is there a sinister side to the seemingly innocent contest?
Meanwhile, ambitious Detective Rebecca Normén is moving up the career ladder in the Swedish Secret Service but is troubled by the handwritten notes she keeps finding in her locker. Whoever writes them knows way too much about her past. HP’s and Rebecca’s worlds inevitably collide. But if reality is just a game, then what is real?
Publish date: December 3rd 2013
Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Swedish Literature
Series: The Game Trilogy (#1)
11/2 - Swedish/Danish stories are over-running our screens and pages. You can hardly look at a tv trailer or check out the new releases without coming across something from Denmark or Sweden. Not that I'm complaining, without them I would have missed out on great tv like The Bridge and The Killing o...
Geim var et impulskøb. Jeg så den til bogudsalget og researchede lidt på den inden, men valgte den så fra igen. Det var ikke fordi den lød dårlig, mere fordi jeg havde lidt rigeligt på huskelisten. Da jeg så så den i butikken, så blev mine tanker ved at kredse om den, og jeg var nød til at have den ...
I received a free, uncorrected proof of this title as an ebook from Netgalley. The uncorrected proof was very uncorrected--in that there were formatting issues (missing spaces, capitalization errors, translation problems, etc.). It was also quite evident to me that the translator must have been fr...
THIS IS A DNFI usually give a book at least a fighting chance, but if it's still not engaging enough when I'm 50% through it gets the axe. Game is no different. In fact, I sucked it up and tried to read a few more chapters but gah. HP is an unlikable character, readers are even warned in the descrip...
Nie spodziewałem się zbyt wiele po tej książce. W pierwszej chwili nawet nie pasowała mi do serii, w której się ukazała - serii odpowiedzialnej za książki z reguły nieco poważniejsze, niż oparte na hollywoodzkiej, a nawet wręcz komiksowej fabule, za jaką wziąłem [geim], zresztą bardzo słusznie, bo t...
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