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Ready Player One

4 Ratings: 4.3
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Amazon Best Books of the Month, August 2011: Ready Player One takes place in the not-so-distant future--the world has turned into a very bleak place, but luckily there is OASIS, a virtual reality world that is a vast online utopia. People can plug into … see full wiki

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review by . October 25, 2011
The year is 2044 and the real world is a cold, depressing place. Unemployment is so high that there is a two year waiting list to work at a fast food restaurant. The environment is pretty much in a shambles, there's a severe energy crisis, famine is everywhere. The only escape is OASIS, where most of humanity spends its waking hours. OASIS is a massive virtual galaxy where your avatar can be anything you want it to be, it's a place where you can live, play, quest on any of the thousands …
review by . October 14, 2011
In Cline's dystopian 2044, economic and environmental collapse has left a great divide between the haves and have-nots. Most of the world is a crumbling, junk-strewn place overrun with predators. Many people live in "stacks," mismatched trailers piled vertically atop one another.    No wonder 18-year-old narrator and protagonist Wade Watts, like most people, spends most of his time in a beautifully designed virtual reality called OASIS. OASIS is a magical world where everyone …
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