Author: Ernest Cline
Paperback edition of the debut novel which is part space opera, part coming-of-age story and part pop-culture mash-up. Set in 2044, when the real world has been devastated and everyone spends all their life in a virtual reality. 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. 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. The film rights have been sold to Warner Bros in a hotly contested auction. 'This non-gamer loved every page of 'Ready Player One'.' Charlaine Harris.
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd