The dying game : a novel / Asa Avdic ; translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles.
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- ISBN: 9780143131793 (paperback)
- Physical Description: 278 pages ; 20 cm.
- Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 
- Copyright: ©2017
Translation of: Isola.
"Originally published in Swedish as Isola by Natur & Kultur, Stockholm"--Verso title page.
"A masterly locked-room mystery set in a near-future Orwellian state. The year is 2037, and on the tiny island of Isola, seven people have been selected to compete in a forty-eight-hour test for a top-secret intelligence position with the totalitarian Union of Friendship. One of them is Anna Francis, a workaholic bureaucrat with a nine-year-old daughter she rarely sees and a secret that haunts her. Her assignment: to stage her own death and then to observe, from her hiding place inside the walls of the house, how the six other candidates react to the news that a murderer is among them. Who will take control? Who will crack under pressure? But then a storm rolls in, the power goes out, and the real game begins. Combining suspense, unexpected twists, psychological gamesmanship, and a sinister dystopian future, The Dying Game conjures a world in which one woman is forced to ask, "Can I save my life by staging my death?"-- Provided by publisher.
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