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The Resource The dying game : a novel, Asa Avdic ; translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles

The dying game : a novel, Asa Avdic ; translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles

Label
The dying game : a novel
Title
The dying game
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Asa Avdic ; translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
A masterly locked-room mystery set in a near-future Orwellian state. The year is 2037, and on the tiny island of Isola, seven people have been selected to compete in a forty-eight-hour test for a top-secret intelligence position with the totalitarian Union of Friendship. One of them is Anna Francis, a workaholic bureaucrat with a nine-year-old daughter she rarely sees and a secret that haunts her. Her assignment: to stage her own death and then to observe, from her hiding place inside the walls of the house, how the six other candidates react to the news that a murderer is among them. Who will take control? Who will crack under pressure? But then a storm rolls in, the power goes out, and the real game begins. Combining suspense, unexpected twists, psychological gamesmanship, and a sinister dystopian future, The Dying Game conjures a world in which one woman is forced to ask, "Can I save my life by staging my death?
Cataloging source
DLC
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Avdic, Asa
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Willson-Broyles, Rachel
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  • Women professional employees
  • Intelligence service
  • Psychological games
Label
The dying game : a novel, Asa Avdic ; translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles
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Publication
Note
Originally published in Swedish as Isola by Natur & Kultur, Stockholm
Control code
19598569
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9780143131793
Lccn
2017000614
Label
The dying game : a novel, Asa Avdic ; translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles
Publication
Note
Originally published in Swedish as Isola by Natur & Kultur, Stockholm
Control code
19598569
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9780143131793
Lccn
2017000614

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