The Barsoom Project

The Barsoom Project

Book - 2010 | First Tor trade paperback edition.
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The Barsoom Project is the direct sequel to 1981's Dream Park. Eviane's first visit to the-state-of-art amusement arena Dream Park ended in disaster: the special effects had seemed more real than life... until the holograms she was shooting with live ammunition turned out to be solid flesh and blood... and very, very dead.

Haunted by the past, rebounding from a lengthy spell in a mental hospital, she has returned to Dream Park to exorcise a nightmare that has become reality. But in Dream Park, nothing is what it seems. The Inuit mythology controlling the images is part of a "Fat Ripper Special" designed to implant new behavioral memes. The players are struggling against the game master, one another, and their own demons. And there is a killer who wants to ensure Eviane never regains her memory...noo matter what it costs.

Blending together hard science fiction with topical RPG-like fantasy games, The Barsoom Project is SF at the cutting edge and a classic creation from two of the genre's most beloved writers.

Publisher: New York : TOR, 2010.
Edition: First Tor trade paperback edition.
ISBN: 9780765326683
9780765365460
Branch Call Number: NIV
Sci-Fi N PBK
Characteristics: 349 pages ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Barnes, Steven 1952-

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JackPurcell
Oct 11, 2016

So, it's justifiable to ask, seems to me, does one of the great SF writers of the 20th Century get a free pass when he turns out a pot boiler piece of time-wasting trash? Or puts his name on one written by a ghost writer, maybe.

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