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Bedlam By Christopher Brookmyre

Bedlam

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Cult legend Christopher Brookmyre's first novel for Orbit - an explosive, thought-provoking trip (literally) through the worlds of virtual reality and retro video games

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Bedlam Summary


Bedlam by Christopher Brookmyre

HEAVEN IS A PRISON. HELL IS A PLAYGROUND.

Ross Baker is an overworked scientist developing medical technology for corporate giant Neurosphere, but he'd rather be playing computer games than dealing with his nightmare boss or slacker co-workers.

He volunteers as a test candidate for the new tech - anything to get out of the office for a few hours. But when he emerges from the scanner he discovers he's not only escaped the office, but possibly escaped real life for good. He's trapped in Starfire - a video game he played as a child - with no explanation, no backup and, most terrifyingly, no way out.

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Bedlam Reviews


A fascinating, fast-paced but thoughtful blend of science fiction and techno-thriller -- Iain M. Banks
Funny jokes, characters you can empathise with and devastatingly employed swear words -- Ed Byrne (Comedian)
Christopher Brookmyre hits another high score with this brilliant, fast-paced gamer's nightmare -- Charles Stross
One of the funniest writers in Britain * Guardian *
BEDLAM is what Brookmyre does best -- Diana Gabaldon

About Christopher Brookmyre


Christopher Brookmyre has firmly established himself as one of Britain's leading crime novelists. He says this hasn't stopped his fans from asking him to write something more futuristic instead, and he hopes they have as much fun reading Bedlam as he did writing it. Life is just a game, after all . . .

Christopher is developing a computer game based on Bedlam with a UK-based games company Redbedlam, due for release in 2014.

Additional information

GOR005492235
Bedlam by Christopher Brookmyre
Christopher Brookmyre
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2014-01-21
480
0349138699
9780349138695
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