by Conor Kostick


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On New Earth, Epic is not just a computer game, it's a matter of life and death. If you lose, you lose everything; if you win, the world is yours for the taking.

Seeking revenge for the unjust treatment of his parents, Erik subverts the rules of the game, and he and his friends are drawn into a world of power-hungry, dangerous players. Now they must fight the ultimate masters of the game — The Committee. But what Erik doesn't know is that The Committee has a sinister, deadly secret, and challenging it could destroy the whole world of Epic.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780862788773
Publisher: Irish American Book Company
Publication date: 11/25/2004
Series: Avatar Chronicles Series , #1
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 263,543
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x (d)
Lexile: 810L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Conor Kostick is a writer and historian living in Dublin. As a novelist he 'was awarded the 'Farmleigh 'writer's residency for the summer of 2010 'and a place on the nominees list for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2012 and 2013. 'At their 2009 awards, the Reading Association of Ireland gave him the Special Merit Award in recognition of his significant contribution to writing for children in Ireland'.

As an historian, Conor Kostick holds a PhD and a gold medal from Trinity College Dublin. He won 'first prize in the 2001 Dublinia Medieval Essay Competition, and has held fellowships from the Irish Research Council and the University of Nottingham. In 2013, he was awarded a Marie Curie research grant from the EU.

Conor was twice chairperson of the Irish Writers' Union.

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