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Little, Brown Book Group
FORMAT: Paperback
ISBN: 9780349138695
RRP: £8.99
PAGES: 480
PUBLICATION DATE: January 21, 2014

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Bedlam

By (author) Christopher Brookmyre

HEAVEN IS A PRISON. HELL IS A PLAYGROUND. Ross Baker is an overworked scientist developing medical technology for corporate giant Neurosphere, but he’d rather be playing computer games than dealing with his nightmare boss or slacker co-workers. He volunteers as a test candidate for the new tech – anything to get out of the office for a few hours. But when he emerges from the scanner he discovers he’s not only escaped the office, but possibly escaped real life for good. He’s trapped in Starfire – a video game he played as a child – with no explanation, no backup and, most terrifyingly, no way out.

Reviews of Bedlam

A fascinating, fast-paced but thoughtful blend of science fiction and techno-thriller — Iain M. Banks Funny jokes, characters you can empathise with and devastatingly employed swear words — Ed Byrne (Comedian) Christopher Brookmyre hits another high score with this brilliant, fast-paced gamer's nightmare — Charles Stross One of the funniest writers in Britain Guardian BEDLAM is what Brookmyre does best — Diana Gabaldon

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