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Ready Player One - Ernest Cline
Ready Player One
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It's the year 2044, and the real world has become an ugly place. We're out of oil. We've wrecked the climate. Famine, poverty, and disease are widespread. Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes this depressing reality by spending his waking hours jacked into the OASIS, a sprawling virtual... show more
It's the year 2044, and the real world has become an ugly place. We're out of oil. We've wrecked the climate. Famine, poverty, and disease are widespread. Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes this depressing reality by spending his waking hours jacked into the OASIS, a sprawling virtual utopia where you can be anything you want to be, where you can live and play and fall in love on any of ten thousand planets. And like most of humanity, Wade is obsessed by the ultimate lottery ticket that lies concealed within this alternate reality: OASIS founder James Halliday, who dies with no heir, has promised that control of the OASIS - and his massive fortune - will go to the person who can solve the riddles he has left scattered throughout his creation. For years, millions have struggled fruitlessly to attain this prize, knowing only that the riddles are based in the culture of the late twentieth century. And then Wade stumbles onto the key to the first puzzle. Suddenly, he finds himself pitted against thousands of competitors in a desperate race to claim the ultimate prize, a chase that soon takes on terrifying real-world dimensions - and that will leave both Wade and his world profoundly changed.
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Format: BOOK
ISBN: 9780099560432 (0099560437)
ASIN: 4zugGMReN3cC
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 374
Edition language: English
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Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: Ready Player One
I wasn't very interested in Ready Player One when it was first published and in the years that followed. I'd known several readers who gave it very high praise, but I wasn't convinced. The reasons they supplied rested primarily on nostalgia. It sounded like the kind of story I'd love to snub, but, I...
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4.0 Ready Player One: The Movie Releases March 30, 2018
Movie ETA March 30, 2018! Yay! Trailer One Trailer TwoREAD THE BOOK! You know you wanna! Book Categories: Sci Fi, Dystopia, MMO-Fiction, Virtual Reality, Young AdultReview:There are already very good and helpful reviews for this one, all I can really add is to say I thoroughly enjoyed it.In ca...
Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
4.0 READY PLAYER ONE Review
The year is 2044, and everyone is hooked up to an all-encompassing virtual reality program called the OASIS. The world itself has become broken and desolate beyond repair, thus pushing humans to full involvement in virtual living. Everything is available on the program. And the original creator, upo...
Blackbird's Book Blog
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5.0 Ready Player One
This book is just pure fun.
DanySpike
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4.5 Ready Player One - Ernest Cline
4.5 stars! LOTS of deus ex-machina and quite a lot of situations a bit too perfect to be believed, but all in all, a GREAT adventure made even better by Wil Wheaton's voice.I was worried some of the fun was going to elude me if I didn't recognize some of the 80's reference, but fortunately that wasn...
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