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Ready Player One

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In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade's devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world's digital confines—puzzles that are based on their cre...

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  • Author: Ernest Cline
  • Publish Date: 2012-06-05
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    Nominated for 1 (1 unique awards)
  • 1 John W. Campbell

  • Book Award Years
    2012 John W. Campell Award Nominated: Ready Player One

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    Reviews/Comments On Ready Player One


    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful
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    By: Anonymous
    2014-07-29 06:38:42

    Meh :/

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    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful
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    By: Anonymous
    2015-01-08 11:22:28

    To me a great book, with an interesting history ...

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    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful
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    By: Anonymous
    2015-07-15 10:29:17

    Great read which brought back memories from all the references.

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    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful
    RE: Ready Player One
    By: Anonymous
    2015-11-26 06:16:21

    Excellent book. It was a real page turner. Love the characters and their adventure.

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    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful
    RE: Ready Player One
    By: Felipe Pepe
    2016-07-06 10:53:38

    Really? This book is extremely shallow, mostly just a nerd-pandering power-fantasy, as predictable as it's juvenile.

    Dropping Tons of pop references do not equal clever writing, and the concept has been better explored before in other books and done before in several Japanese manga.

    Having this among the 25 Top Sci-Fi books of all time hurts the credibility of this website. No amount of movie hype and nostalgia can elevate such mediocre work so high.

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