Myst, The: Book of Atrus

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Hyperion, Nov 1, 1996 - Fiction - 496 pages
96 Reviews
Based on the best-selling CD-ROM game, a fantasy novel fills out the lives of the game's characters, tracing the strange apprenticeship of Atrus to his father, Gehn, who wields the power to create worlds. Reprint.

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Review: The Book of Atrus (Myst #1)

User Review  - Olof - Goodreads

I think the book's character Ghen wrote this book, since this book very much fit the description of how he is described to write: simplistic, no finesse, no depth. This is not a book, it's a cliché... (or two) Read full review

Review: The Book of Atrus (Myst #1)

User Review  - Hayley - Goodreads

This book was surprisingly good. I just assumed, it being a novel about a computer game, that there was a minimum amount of suckage implied. But Rand Miller has some pretty decent story-telling cred. I totally recommend this for people who are fans of the game! Read full review


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David Wingrove is a co-author (with Brian Aldiss) of "Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction, which won the prestigious Hugo and "Locus Awards for best non-fiction work in the science fiction genre.
"The Marriage of the Living Dark is the eighth and final novel in the Chung Kuo series, most of which have been translated into many languages. David Wingrove lives in North London with his wife and four daughters.

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