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The Player of Games: A Culture Novel (Paperback)
  • The Player of Games: A Culture Novel (Paperback)

The Player of Games: A Culture Novel (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 10/08/1989
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The Culture - a human/machine symbiotic society - has thrown up many great Game Players, and one of the greatest is Gurgeh. Jernau Morat Gurgeh. The Player of Games. Master of every board, computer and strategy. Bored with success, Gurgeh travels to the Empire of Azad, cruel and incredibly wealthy, to try their fabulous game ...a game so complex, so like life itself, that the winner becomes emperor. Mocked, blackmailed, almost murdered, Gurgeh accepts the game, and with it the challenge of his life - and very possibly his death.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781857231465

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The book is definitely interesting, and the concept of a game complex enough to act as a practical job interview is fantastic. The plot pulls you along well, though the secondary characters are not particularly... More

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1st July 2009
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“Political and social intrigue, all embedded in the game.”

This is the second in the series and follows Jernau Morat Gurgeh as he finds himself embroiled in a complex political and social game that has far greater implications than the game itself. Although there isn't... More

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29th December 2015
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“The Player of Games”

Had trouble putting it down at times. Another enjoyable book from this author.

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