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The dying game: a novel
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New York : Penguin Books, [2017].
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278 pages ; 20 cm.
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"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?"--

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"Originally published in Swedish as Isola by Natur & Kultur [Stockholm] in 2016" -- Verso title page.
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"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?"--,Provided by publisher.
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Avdic, A., & Willson-Broyles, R. (2017). The dying game: a novel. New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Avdic, Asa and Rachel, Willson-Broyles. 2017. The Dying Game: A Novel. New York: Penguin Books.

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Avdic, Asa and Rachel, Willson-Broyles, The Dying Game: A Novel. New York: Penguin Books, 2017.

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Avdic, Asa,, and Rachel Willson-Broyles. The Dying Game: A Novel. New York: Penguin Books, 2017. Print.

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