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The Fight for the Future by Jeff Norton, Ryan Hunter
  

The Fight for the Future

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Even virtual worlds need real heroes...It's the near future. Jonah Delacroix spends most of his life inside The Metasphere - a global computer based virtual reality. It feels like a kind of freedom, but it has a price. Combining the best of reading and video-gaming it's chock full of excitement and action. Computer gaming teenagers will love it.

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The Fight for the Future by Jeff Norton, Ryan Hunter

Jonah Delacroix can't stand the real world - so he lives most of his life inside a global computer-based virtual world called the Metasphere, where everyone is represented by an avatar. When he discovers the avatar of his dead father, and assumes his online identity, a series of events are unleashed that compel Jonah to race across the real world with a secret society to protect the freedom of all mankind...

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Gripping. * Ham & High * As addictive as virtually any game. * Flipside * A tense, dramatic story with plenty of food for thought, packed full of action and many twists to keep you gripped to the end. * Primary Times * Boys who might normally play sport or computer games rather than read will be drawn to this book with its fast-paced storyline, compelling characters and topical themes of fuel shortages, climate change and economic meltdown. * Family Interest * Totally captivating. * Bookbag * Fast-paced and action-packed, Jeff Norton writes an addictive novel with a creative setting. * seeitorreadit.blogspot * A fantastic, imaginative journey. * goodreads.com * A fast, furious and fun-packed read, the kind of book that gets youngsters raised on a diet of social networking, video games, satellite TV and the internet interested in reading again. * Sci-Fi-London.com * I was soon bowled over and captivated. * Mr Ripleys Enchanted Books * Thought-provoking... bang up to date. * YA's the Word *


About the Author

Jeff Norton is a London based writer-director. Originally from Canada, Jeff began his career in advertising, worked in the movie business in Hollywood where he produced the critically acclaimed interactive film 'Choose Your Own Adventure,' and upon moving to the U.K., managed the literary estate of Enid Blyton, Britain's best-loved author. He now writes full time, with a focus on creating amazing stories in immersive worlds.

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Publication date

2nd August 2012

Author

Jeff Norton, Ryan Hunter

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Publisher

Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Format

Paperback
384 pages

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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Science fiction (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9781408314593

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