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

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

Label
The dying game
Title
The dying game
Statement of responsibility
Asa Avdic ; translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the remote island of Isola, seven people have been selected to compete in a 48-hour test for a top-secret intelligence position. One of them is Anna Francis, a workaholic with a nine-year-old daughter she rarely sees, and a secret that haunts her. Her assignment is to stage her own death and then observe, from her hiding place inside the walls of the house, how the other candidates react to the news that a murderer is among them. Who will take control? Who will crack under pressure? But as soon as Anna steps on to the island she realises something isn't quite right. And then a storm rolls in, the power goes out, and the real game begins ..
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Summary
A locked-room mystery set in a near-future Orwellian state follows the experiences of seven people who are brought to a remote island to compete in a 48-hour test and solve a staged murder to win a top-secret intelligence position
Theme
Tone
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10560696
Cataloging source
NWPL
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Avdic, Asa
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Swedish
Literary form
fiction
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Willson-Broyles, Rachel
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True
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  • Women professional employees
  • Intelligence service
  • Psychological games
  • Islands
Target audience
adult
Label
The dying game, Asa Avdic ; translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Are you ready to play?" -- cover
  • Originally published in Swedish as Isola by Natur & Kultur in 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000060578597
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
278 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781786090218
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)972272515
Label
The dying game, Asa Avdic ; translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Are you ready to play?" -- cover
  • Originally published in Swedish as Isola by Natur & Kultur in 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000060578597
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
278 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781786090218
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)972272515

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