The Resource Alpha omega, Nicholas Bowling

Alpha omega, Nicholas Bowling

Label
Alpha omega
Title
Alpha omega
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Bowling
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stranger Things meets Black Mirror and Ready Player One in this unsettling, near-future science fiction standalone. Something is rotten in the state of the NutriStart Skills Academy With the discovery of a human skull on the playing fields, children displaying symptoms of an unfamiliar, grisly virus and a catastrophic malfunction in the site's security system, the NSA is about to experience a week that no amount of rebranding can conceal. As the school descends into chaos, teacher Tom Rosen goes looking for answers, but when the real, the unreal and the surreal are indistinguishable, the truth can be difficult to recognise. One pupil, Gabriel Backer, may hold the key to saving the school from destroying itself and its students, except he has already been expelled. Not only that, he has disappeared down the rabbit-hole of "Alpha Omega", the world's largest VR role-playing game, filled with violent delights and unbridled debauchery. But the game quickly sours. Gabriel will need to confront the real world he's been so desperate to escape if he ever wants to leave
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10912938
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bowling, Nicholas
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social media
  • Computer games
  • Virtual reality
  • Privatization
  • Schools
  • Fantasy games
Label
Alpha omega, Nicholas Bowling
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9781789093810
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Alpha omega, Nicholas Bowling
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9781789093810
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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