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Player One International Bestselling Author Douglas Coupland Delivers A Real Time, Five Hour Story Set In An Airport Cocktail Lounge During A Global Disaster Five Disparate People Are Trapped Inside Karen, A Single Mother Waiting For Her Online Date Rick, The Down On His Luck Airport Lounge Bartender Luke, A Pastor On The Run Rachel, A Cool Hitchcock Blonde Incapable Of True Human Contact And Finally A Mysterious Voice Known As Player One Slowly, Each Reveals The Truth About Themselves While The World As They Know It Comes To An End.In The Tradition Of Kurt Vonnegut And J G Ballard, Coupland Explores The Modern Crises Of Time, Human Identity, Society, Religion, And The Afterlife The Book Asks As Many Questions As It Answers, And Readers Will Leave The Story With No Doubt That We Are In A New Phase Of Existence As A Species And That There Is No Turning Back.

10 thoughts on “Player One

  1. says:

    If this book had decided to just go ahead and be a novel, it would ve been great If it had decided to just go ahead and be a series of essays on existentialism and the transformations and implications of humanity and society, it probably would ve been great, too Instead, it tries to be both, and o

  2. says:

    It s hard to write about any of Coupland s novel because they are muchthan mere plots and characters smudged together This hits its peak in Player One, possibly the clearest manifestation of Couplandism where do we go after Postmodernism When was Generation X published Let s Google that 1991 Will the future

  3. says:

    Just another terrific read This is ultimately an exploration on some of the bigger, philosophical questions on life what is this concept of time What happens before we re born and after we die And so on And Coupland does this with his innate lyrical language, and his trademark wit The premise of the story is Five peo

  4. says:

    One star for the shot One star for the appendix One star for Coupland s ability to glorify the sadness of humanity One star for God s opinion on evolution One star for sentences like, personality is a slot machine, and the cherries, lemons, and bells are your SSRI system, your schizophrenic tendency, your left right brain loba

  5. says:

    I ve got mixed feelings about the book Neither female character read as completely believable to me, and yet they were both far better realized than the men, who were mere sketches.Here s partly why Our MC is in an airplaneKaren s a little too warm, so she undoes two buttons at the top of her dress, hoping that if anyone sees her they w

  6. says:

    Too bad books don t get remakes like films sometimes do This book deserves one The ideas, questions and characters in this novel are remarkable, confrontational and thought provoking and the book is sprinkled with wit and good to know facts Did you know that for every living person, there are only 19 dead people But this book is like the Singapor

  7. says:

    The Massey Lectures are an annual event in Canada where noted scholars give week long lectures on political, social, cultural, or philosophical topics Douglas Coupland s contributions to these lectures is, rather than a standard long essay, the novel Player One The novel is divided up into 5 hours where the novel happens in real time and during the lecture

  8. says:

    It s kind of strange that I read Player One in two days before the ten year anniversary of 9 11 Player One has many parts that I found great and moving, parts similar to other books by Coupland I have read This time around it all clicked with me and I was taken back and moved I seem to feel a little less alone when I read a Douglas Coupland novel and have a better g

  9. says:

    Sembrano i ragionamenti di un gruppo di adolescenti in pieno delirio pseudo intellettualistico Una roba del tipo Da dove veniamo Chi siamo Dove andiamo L aria fritta proprio non la reggo e questo romanzo, che pur aveva buone premesse, lo A mio modesto avviso, ovviamente.

  10. says:

    Dark and depressing if you let this book get to you Has existentialism written all over it, with a littlephilosophizing than I cared for One too many tangents regarding the meaning of our lives apparently when one ceases to see theirs as a story, there is nomeaning , reincarnation Karen discusses how she used to play a game when she was younger where they would have to pretend to die b

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