SF as the only significant literature

Kyla Tornheim kyla at sccs.swarthmore.edu
Thu Jan 20 22:12:04 EST 2005


On Thu, 20 Jan 2005, Allison Marles wrote:

> > There was another book I remember reading about a futuristic world
> > where all these students get "assigned jobs" depending on their
> > skills.  And there's this weird game that they find out about
> > playing.  I forget who wrote the book, but it might be called
> > "The Game".  I remember more, but I don't want to give away
> > any surprises since I totally recommend it.  Does this sound
> > familiar to anyone ?  I can't find it by googling.
>
> Nevermind, I found it:
> http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0671866923/103-2575465-9658265?v=glance

In case anyone was wondering and doesn't want to follow the link, it's
called _Invitation to the Game_, is by Monica Hughes, and is one of my
favorite books. Um, that last bit wouldn't have been found on the web
page. :^)

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