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Karl Olsberg

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Karl Olsberg holds a Ph.D. in artificial intelligence and works as an e-commerce consultant and trainer. He was a developer of computer games and is the founder of three start-up companies, one of which was named "Start-up of the Year 2000" by German business magazine Wirtschaftswoche. He has written more than 10 books that have been translated into 6 languages, among them the bestselling novel "Das System". He lives with his family in Hamburg, Germany.

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The Villagers 1 by Karl Olsberg
"I bought this because my daughter was interested in Minecraft. I am not a fan of Minecraft, but this was a great story--well-written and well-crafted. My daughter is currently reading it now and loves it. I love that it encourages reading and lite..." Read more of this review »
The Villagers 1 by Karl Olsberg
"This is a morality tale of sorts designed for a young reader. It is about the consequences of fear of strangers, intolerance, bigotry and absolutism. It is a very easy read taking me about 90 minutes to complete the 110 pages. This pocket book is..." Read more of this review »
The Villagers 1 by Karl Olsberg
"I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway and gave it to my Minecraft-loving 8 year old son to read. Here is his review:

In this book, you can learn more about the villages and villagers of Minecraft. You can explore a world of cubes without a game s..." Read more of this review »
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Well written, with an interesting plot. A little militaristic for my taste, though. Shooting down every alien in front of you doesn't seem to me a very clever way to explore the universe. Luckily (for the humans), the aliens act pretty stupid most of ...more
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