Dream Park

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Ace Books, 1981 - Amusement parks - 434 pages
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A murderer adds real danger to the simulated challenges of a computer fantasy world.

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Review: Dream Park (Dream Park #1)

User Review  - Lori Garside - Goodreads

I bought this book when I was in college (around 1982) and have re-read it many time. My copy was destroyed in one of the hurricanes, but I've never forgotten it. Intriguing, fascinating -- this is a thrill ride that had me holding my breath at times. SciFi Fantasy meets who done it. Read full review

Review: Dream Park (Dream Park #1)

User Review  - Ian Banks - Goodreads

Serviceable murder-mystery set in a theme park where folks are able to LARP. It manages to predict the mainstreaming of nerd culture as well as the rise of gaming as a spectator sport but falls down a ... Read full review

About the author (1981)

Larry Niven received his B.A. in mathematics in 1962. His first novel, World of Ptavvs (1966), was a success and launched his career. Niven has won five Hugos and one Nebula award, testimony that his colleagues in the science fiction world respect his work. Perhaps Niven's most well-known creation is Ringworld, a distant planet that may be taken as a metaphor for Earth, as it was once great but has since fallen into decay.

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