By Christopher J. Yates
A compulsively readable mental mystery set in long island and at Oxford collage, during which a gaggle of six scholars play an complex online game of dares and results, with tragic results One video game. Six scholars. 5 survivors. It was once in basic terms ever intended to be a online game. A online game of outcomes, of foolish forfeits, infantile dares. A online game to be performed via six most sensible neighbors of their first 12 months at Oxford college. yet then the sport replaced: the stakes grew greater and the dares extra own, extra humiliating, ultimately evolving right into a vicious fight with unpredictable and tragic effects. Now, 14 years later, the remainder gamers needs to meet back for the ultimate around. A gripping mental mystery, in part encouraged through the author's personal time at Oxford college, this is ideal for fanatics of The mystery History, The Bellwether Revivals, and The classes. Clever, darkish, and compulsively readable, this is often a fantastic ebook crew identify: who understands larger than your top acquaintances, what might holiday you? The author's historical past in puzzle writing and surroundings can truly be visible within the plotting of this shrewdpermanent, tricksy publication that may preserve readers guessing to the very finish.
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