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Armada sci-fi 1

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Published by Armada Paperbacks in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, English.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavis, Richard, 1935-, Cawthorn, Jim.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14878189M
    ISBN 100006910777
    OCLC/WorldCa314551965


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His books have been published in over fifty countries and have spent more than weeks on The New York Times Best Sellers list/5(K). The new book is again a novel with pop culture references galore, but whereas Ready Player One was like a love letter to the 80s set in not-too-distant future, Armada takes place in present day with a shift in focus to all things sci-fi and gaming/5(K).

Eons later, humans have split into 6 distinct groups who maintain a shaky alliance against the Armada. An Asteroids-like RPG, Armada was a sci-fi shooter that allowed players to fly about the universe, fighting the enemy, performing missions and improving their : Paperback.

So begins a wild adventure that’s part sci-fi, part family drama, with Zack simultaneously tracking an alien invasion and the fuzzy circumstances surrounding the father he never knew. Fizzing with pop culture references and wonderfully geeky humor, Armada is a propulsive story that involves teenage angst, small-town xenophobia, the joys of /5(1K).

Parents need to know that Armada is a humorous science-fiction adventure about an alien invasion. As in Ernest Cline's previous book, Ready Player One, the text is full of references to popular culture, especially movies, sci-fi, and music from the ' violence is mostly limited to starship battles, although there's a shoot-out in which a main character is wounded.3/5.

The pace is swift and story engaging although at times it does feel a little derivative and predictable. Its a book of two halves, the first exploring the backstory and developing the characters, the second dealing with the alien menace.

While you could say this about many books, with Armada its so obvious that you can actually see the switch.4/5. Books similar to Armada Armada. by Ernest Cline. avg. rating Ratings.

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It felt like reading a bunch or Wikipedia articles strung together with terrible nerd power fantasy plot with the message of "all your useless knowledge of fictional universes is useful, promise". I've doubted his taste in literature ever since.

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Genre: Science Fiction, YA. Pages: Reading Level: Teen-Adult. Content: PG (some language, violence, bullying, war, combat, espionage, genocide) This is a fun story. It’s not the most clever sci-fi story ever written, but coming from the man who gave us Ready Player One, it’s still. In a way, it could be said that Armada is also a LitRPG book with a sci-fi setting.

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From there, I aimed for a mix of sub-genres, publication time periods, author backgrounds, and other : Derek Attig. Following the box office success of “ Ready Player One,” Universal has hired Dan Mazeau to write a new draft of its sci-fi thriller “ Armada,” based on Ernest Cline ’s novel.

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