Epic by Conor KostickEpic by Conor Kostick


byConor Kostick

Paperback | May 15, 2008

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Welcome to a society governed through computer games!

On New Earth, society is governed and conflicts are resolved in the arena of a fantasy computer game, Epic. If you win, you have the chance to fulfill your dreams; if you lose, your life both in and out of the game is worth nothing. When teenage Erik dares to subvert the rules of Epic, he and his friends must face the Committee. If Erik and his friends win, they may have the key to destroying the Committee’s tyranny. But if they lose . . .

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Conor Kostick was a designer for the world’s first live fantasy role-playing game, based in Peckforton Castle, Cheshire. He is the author of the Epic Trilogy -- Epic, Saga, and Edda (all available from Firebird). He lives in Dublin where, having completed a Ph.D on the subject of the crusades, he now teaches medieval history at Trinity...
Title:EpicFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 7.5 × 4.25 × 1 inPublished:May 15, 2008Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142411590

ISBN - 13:9780142411599

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17


Rated 4 out of 5 by from A prediction of the future? For fans of James Dashner's Eye of Minds this is another Gamer/Fantasy novel that will question the role of virtual reality in shaping actual reality. Should there be so many eerie similarities - will we one day loose touch with the real or neglect the real in favour of the virtual?
Date published: 2017-02-10

Editorial Reviews

The action is nonstop, and the story flows seamlessly...A surefire winner. ùBooklist, starred review

A captivating page-turner. ùSchool Library Journal, starred review