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- Penguin Books Ltd
- 197 x 129 x 32 mm
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The Circleav Dave Eggers122
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring Tom Hanks, Emma Watson and John Boyega THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - a dark, thrilling and unputdownable novel about our obsession with the internet 'Prepare to be addicted' Daily Mail 'A gripping and highly unsettling read' Sunday Times 'The Circle is 'Brave New World' for our brave new world... Fast, witty and troubling' Washington Post When Mae is hired to work for the Circle, the world's most powerful internet company, she feels she's been given the opportunity of a lifetime. Run out of a sprawling California campus, the Circle links users' personal emails, social media, and finances with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of transparency. Mae can't believe her great fortune to work for them - even as life beyond the campus grows distant, even as a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, even as her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public ... Pre-order the electrifying follow up to The Circle now . . . The Every is coming November 2021. 'An elegantly told, compulsively readable parable for the 21st Century' Vanity Fair 'Immensely readable and very timely' Metro 'Prescient, important and enjoyable . . . a deft modern synthesis of Swiftian wit with Orwellian prognostication' Guardian
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Publisher's description. Fast, thrilling and compulsively addictive, The Circle is Dave Eggers' bestselling novel about our obsession with the internet and where it may lead. When Mae Holland lands her dream job at the world's most powerful internet company, she has no idea what awaits behind the doors of The Circle... * Penguin * A stunning work of terrifying plausability ... a worthy and entertaining read * Publisher's Weekly * Eggers has set his style and pace to technothriller: the writing is brisk, spare and efficient ... it works * Time * Prescient, important and enjoyable ... a deft modern synthesis of Swiftian wit with Orwellian prognostication' * Guardian * The Circle is 'Brave New World' for our brave new world ... fast, witty and troubling * Washington Post * An elegantly told, compulsively readable parable for the 21st Century * Vanity Fair * A gripping and highly unsettling read * Sunday Times * Unputdownable * Times * Eggers's writing is so fluent, his ventriloquism of tech-world dialect so light, his denouement so enjoyably inevitable * Observer * Tremendous novel ... inventive, big hearted and very funny. Prepare to be addicted * Daily Mail * Compelling and deeply contemporary * L.A Times * Eggers brilliantly depicts the Internet binges, torrents of information and endless loops of feedback that increasingly characterize modern life * Booklist *
Dave Eggers is the author of many acclaimed books, including The Circle; What is the What and Zeitoun. He is the founder of the publishing house and magazine McSweeney's and the cofounder of 826 Valencia, a youth writing center that has inspired similar programs around the world. His work has been translated into forty-two languages.