Our Page to Screen this month is
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.
This novel has been adapted to the screen,
directed by Steven Spielberg.
Ready Player One is the first novel from Ernest Cline. The novel takes place in the year 2045, where the world has turned into a very bleak place. Wade Watts is a teenager living in this grim life. The only time Wade feels any excitement or joy is when he is plugged into OASIS, a virtual reality world. In OASIS, Wade spends his time studying the puzzles hidden within its virtual confines. He dreams of finding three keys that were hidden by the deceased creator of OASIS, James Halliday, who was the world's richest man. Whoever finds the three keys will inherit his fortune.
Wade is desperate to find the keys, but his quest pits him against other players willing to kill to gain the ultimate prize. Will Wade survive?
Or will he have to confront the real world he is so desperate to escape?
If you grew up in the 80's or enjoy video games and popular culture, then this is the book for you!
The library has Ready Player One available as an EBook and in print.We also have Armada available by this author.
Read the book? Seen the film? Let us know your review with a comment below!