An edition of The player of games (1988)

The Player of Games

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An edition of The player of games (1988)

The Player of Games

  • 4.22 ·
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  • 1 Currently reading
  • 83 Have read

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 - a very possibly his death.

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Publisher
Orbit
Language
English
Pages
416

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Cover of: The Player of Games
The Player of Games
March 26, 2008, Orbit
Paperback in English
Cover of: The player of games
The player of games
1997, HarperPrism
in English
Cover of: Das Spiel Azad
Das Spiel Azad: Roman
1990, Heyne
in German - Dt. Erstausg.
Cover of: The player of games
The player of games
1989, St. Martin's Press
in English - 1st U.S. ed.
Cover of: The player of games
The player of games
1989, Futura
in English
Cover of: The Player of Games
The Player of Games
August 10, 1989, Orbit
Paperback in English - New Ed edition

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Library of Congress
PR6052.A485 P54 2008

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Format
Paperback
Number of pages
416

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL10426057M
ISBN 10
0316005401
ISBN 13
9780316005401
LCCN
2007930990
OCLC/WorldCat
154698709
Library Thing
19119
Goodreads
1260578

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