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Armada

Armada

Author: Ernest Cline
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From the bestselling author of Ready Player One, now a major film directed by Steven Spielberg' A masterful tale of Earth's desperate struggle against a powerful alien foe.' - Andy Weir, bestselling author of The Martian_________________________________________It?s just another day of high school for Zack Lightman. He's daydreaming through another boring math class, with just one more month to go until graduation and freedom - if he can make it that long without getting suspended again.Until a military spaceship touches down outside his school, and Zack learns that Armada- the alien invasion video game he plays every day of his life - is secretly a recruitment program for the pilots who will save the world.Because the aliens are real. And they?re coming.But even as Zack and his new comrades scramble to prepare for the invasion, Zack starts to recognise things - elements from the sci-fi movies, shows and games he grew up with - and the whole scenario begins to feel... familiar... Adventure, action and a dizzying world of pop-culture nostalgia- Ready Player One author Ernest Cline does it again!_________________________________________Here's what everyone's saying about the epic follow-up to READY PLAYER ONE-'a modern classic? - R.M. Rangeley on Amazon, 5 stars'A modern masterpiece full of a new style of literary magic? - Spiros Kagadis on Amazon,5 stars'Excellent. Even better than Ready Player One.? - David Hay on Amazon, 5 stars'One of my favourite booksof all time. Incredibly well written? - Erin Coppin on Amazon, 5 stars'Awesome! If you liked Ready Player One, would be very surprised if you don't like this? - T. Llewellyn-Sanders on Amazon, 5 stars'Absolutely awesome!!! Read in less than 24 hours, hooked on every page? - R. Nicholson on Amazon, 5 stars'Amazingand a great follow up read to Ready Player One!? - Chris on Amazon, 5 stars'an incredible story which had me on the edge of my seatthe whole time... a joy to read? - Helen Ratcliffe on Amazon,5 stars'Cline brings you back to all those amazing, unbelievable thingsyou imagined could happen as a kid and makes them real? - Amazon reviewer, 5 stars'Absolutely brilliant! Couldn't put it down, a must read? - Sam Bean on Amazon, 5 stars'a love letter to old school alien invasion sci-fi... Highly, HIGHLY recommendedfor all fans of Cline?s previous novel, Ready Player One, as well as any classic science fiction fan? - Izzy on Amazon, 5 stars'Ernest Cline is celebrating this culture in a way that?s not just adding another book to the genre, but actually truly celebrating it, the possibilities, wonders and madness of it all? - Heather on Amazon, 5 stars'majorly, fantastically geeky... Armada just ticked all my boxes? - H. Ross on Amazon, 5 stars
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THE NEW NOVEL FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF READY PLAYER ONE

Reviews

"A novel so fun, you'll want to reboot it and read it again...the best novel this gamer geek has read in a long, long time." Hugh Howey, Sunday Times bestselling author of Wool "Those conspiracies you imagined when you were fourteen turn out to be true in this masterful tale of Earth's desperate struggle against a powerful alien foe." Andy Weir, bestselling author of The Martian "Another geektastic celebration of the nerd and nerd culture...Really clever, really captivating." Daily Mail "A thrilling coming-of-age story." Entertainment Weekly "Built like a summer blockbuster...Cline recombines the DNA of Ender's Game, Star Wars, The Last Starfighter, and old-school arcade games like Asteroids into something that's both familiar and unpredictable. It's a mutant homage to sci-fi tropes past." Gawker

Author description

ERNIE CLINE is best known for creating the cult film Fanboys, about a group of Star Wars fans on a pilgrimage to George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch. His work has been covered in numerous national publications and all over the internet. He is the author of Ready Player One.

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General Fields

  • : 9780099586746
  • : penguin random house
  • : Arrow
  • : February 2016
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 23mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ernest Cline
  • : Paperback
  • : 516
  • : English
  • : 813/.6
  • : 368