The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma

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Frome, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 391 pages
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Join the Mysterious Benedict Society as Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance embark on a daring new adventure that threatens to force them apart from their families, friends, and even each other. When an unexplained blackout engulfs Stonetown, the foursome must unravel clues relating to a nefarious new plot, while their search for answers brings them closer to danger than ever before.
Filled with page-turning action and mind-bending brain teasers, this wildly inventive journey is sure to delight.

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User Review  - lkmuir - LibraryThing

When an unexplained blackout engulfs Stonetown, Benedict Society members Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance follow clues on an adventure that threatens to separate them from their families, friends, and even one another. Read full review

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User Review  - elenchus - LibraryThing

Provides a clever outline of the original Prisoner's Dilemma, along with a twist on its solution / meaning given the four kids. Again the kids have a mission which necessitates they are separated from ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Trenton Lee Stewart was born in 1970. He graduated from the Iowa Writer's Workshop and wrote the adult novel "Flood Summer" in 2005. He has since become a children's novelist with the three part series - "The Mysterious Benedict Society" - which includes "The Perilous Journey" and "The Prisoner's Dilemma." He also teaches creative writing.

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