Ready Player One

by Ernest Cline

3.4 avg rating
127 votes 6 comments

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 creator's obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them. 
   But when Wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize. The race is on, and if Wade's going to survive, he'll have to win—and confront the real world he's always been so desperate to escape.

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Anonymous | 2014-07-29 06:38:42
Meh :/
Anonymous | 2015-01-08 11:22:28
To me a great book, with an interesting history ...
Anonymous | 2015-07-15 10:29:17
Great read which brought back memories from all the references.
Anonymous | 2015-11-26 06:16:21
Excellent book. It was a real page turner. Love the characters and their adventure.
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.
NathanCurry | 2018-08-22 01:45:39
I have read many books and I like to read new books. In, I have read the reviews about this book. After reading this post, I really want to read this book.
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