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The Broken World By Tim Etchells

The Broken World
by Tim Etchells

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Writing an online 'walk-through' to a computer game of Borgesian complexity can take up a lot of time. So much so, it can be difficult to see things turning sour in the real world. As our narrator grapples with his players' guide, life starts to intrude in troublesome ways.
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The Broken World by Tim Etchells

Writing an online 'walk-through' to a computer game of Borgesian complexity can take up a lot of time. So much so, it can be difficult to see things turning sour in the real world. As our narrator grapples with his players' guide, life starts to intrude in troublesome ways. Things aren't going so well with the live-in girlfriend and the job preparing 'cooked circular food' is getting increasingly hard to stomach. To top it all, the best friend is clearly depressed and acting weirder by the day. But despite all this, his attention is focussed on The Broken World - an engrossing, possibly addictive, adventure that takes him from town to town in a struggle with zombies, agents, puzzles and mysteries. It's not clear which of these worlds - the real or the online - is the more challenging, or where survival tips are more urgently needed. What is clear is that he must work out solutions to problems involving life and love and happiness, not just in The Broken World, but in the real one too.

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The Broken World Reviews


"Phenomenal. Quite scary in its originality, ingenuity and significance. Bound to become a cult book, and in serious danger of being a world-wide bestseller."-- Victoria Glendenning

About Tim Etchells


Tim Etchells is a writer and an artist whose work reaches across boundaries from fiction through cutting edge theatre to video and visual art. He is best known as the writer and artistic director behind Sheffield's internationally renowned theatre ensemble Forced Entertainment. He has also published short stories in The Idler, Another Magazine and the Sceptre collection Brit Pulp! Etchells lives between Sheffield and New York.

Additional information

GOR002005626
The Broken World by Tim Etchells
Tim Etchells
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Cornerstone
2008-05-01
432
0434018333
9780434018338
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.