The Circle by Dave Eggers

The Circle by Dave Eggers

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When Mae is hired to work for the Circle, the world's most powerful internet company, she feels she's been given the opportunity of a lifetime. Run out of a California campus, the Circle links users' personal emails, social media, and finances with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of transparency.
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Fast, thrilling, compulsively addictive - The Circle is Dave Eggers' timely novel about our obsession with the internet. When Mae is hired to work for the Circle, the world's most powerful internet company, she feels she's been given the opportunity of a lifetime. Run out of a sprawling California campus, the Circle links users' personal emails, social media, and finances with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of transparency. Mae can't believe her great fortune to work for them - even as life beyond the campus grows distant, even as a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, even as her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public..."Tremendous. Inventive, big hearted and very funny. Prepare to be addicted." (Daily Mail). "Prescient, important and enjoyable...a deft modern synthesis of Swiftian wit with Orwellian prognostication." (Guardian). "A gripping and highly unsettling read." (Sunday Times).

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SKU GOR005701937
Title The Circle
Author By (author) Dave Eggers
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 512
ISBN 10 024114650X
ISBN 13 9780241146507
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: 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.
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Fast, thrilling, compulsively addictive - The Circle is Dave Eggers' timely novel about our obsession with the internet. When Mae is hired to work for the Circle, the world's most powerful internet company, she feels she's been given the opportunity of a lifetime. Run out of a sprawling California campus, the Circle links users' personal emails, social media, and finances with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of transparency. Mae can't believe her great fortune to work for them - even as life beyond the campus grows distant, even as a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, even as her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public..."Tremendous. Inventive, big hearted and very funny. Prepare to be addicted." (Daily Mail). "Prescient, important and enjoyable...a deft modern synthesis of Swiftian wit with Orwellian prognostication." (Guardian). "A gripping and highly unsettling read." (Sunday Times).
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR005701937
Title The Circle
Author By (author) Dave Eggers
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 512
ISBN 10 024114650X
ISBN 13 9780241146507
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: 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.
Ex Library No