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Ernest Cline

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ERNEST CLINE is a novelist, screenwriter, father, and full-time geek. His first novel, Ready Player One, was a New York Times and USA Today bestseller, appeared on numerous “best of the year” lists, and is set to be adapted into a motion picture by Warner Bros. and director Steven Spielberg. His second novel, ARMADA, debuted at #4 on the NYT Bestseller list and is being made into a film by Universal Pictures. Ernie lives in Austin, Texas, with his family, a time-traveling DeLorean, and a large collection of classic video games.

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“All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you: the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse and sorrow, the people and the places and how the weather was. If you can get so that you can give that to people, then you are a writer.”
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message 3: by Paula

Paula Thanks for friending! What a thrill for me - Ready Player One is officially #1 of my all-time favorite books. As a techie, sci-fi lover and a tv/music/atari lovin teenager of the 80s, it was like the book was written just for me! To say I am a fan is an understatement! Can't wait to read more of your work!


message 2: by Marco

Marco Mérida Ready Player One is the best sci-fi book i've ever read, all the memorabilia really send me to the world you've made.
I just wanted to thank you for the book, every single page was a delight, and thaks for accepting my friend request :D


message 1: by La Petite Américaine (last edited Jun 03, 2012 03:50PM)

La Petite Américaine thanks for accepting my friend request. Now please stop playing on goodreads and write like twenty more books right NOW. (j/k) Ready Player One kicked serious ass. :-D


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