Invitation to the Game

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HarperCollins Canada, Limited, 1992 - Juvenile Fiction - 179 pages
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Whatever the game was, it had sucked us in. We were totally committed to it. We had left school plump, pale and unmotivated. Now we were fit and full of energy.

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User Review  - topaz - Borders

Invitation to the Game by Monica Hughes takes place in the mid-twenty-second century, where robots are slowly taking over from humanity in the workplace. After graduating from the Government school ... Read full review

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User Review  - Campbell Matthew - Goodreads

Based on my memory of reading the book in '92. At the time, it was a fairly 'hard' dystopia starring wayward and dead end kids that captured a very particular version early late gen-x/early gen-y zeitgeist of economic fatalism. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
29
Section 3
54
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Monica Hughes was born in Liverpool, England on November 3, 1925. Before joining the Women's Royal Naval Service, she lived in Egypt as a child and went to school in Scotland. During World War II, she worked on breaking German codes. In 1952, she immigrated to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and began working at Ottawa's National Research Council. She started writing survival stories and science fiction novels for young adults. Her works include the Isis trilogy and Hunter in the Dark. She won numerous awards including the Phoenix Award for literary merit. She was named to the Order of Canada in 2002. She died from a stroke on March 7, 2003 at the age of 77.

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