Ernest Cline’s 2011 debut Ready Player One was a smash hit, inspiring a blockbuster movie and spending over 100 weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list and. Set in the year 2045, it centres on OASIS, a virtual world where most of humanity spends their days. When its creator dies, he leaves behind a series of pop culture-based puzzles; whoever cracks them first will inherit his fortune.
Now there’s a sequel, Ready Player Two! Kicking off days after Wade Watts (protagonist of the first book) wins the contest, it sees him facing a new quest, after discovering that hidden within the vaults of OASIS’s creator lies a technological advancement that will make it 1000 times more wondrous – and addictive.
Ready Player Two is available to buy in hardback, ebook and audiobook formats from Tuesday 24 November. The first book was also recently republished in a special edition hardback. Thanks to Penguin imprint Century we have hardbacks of both books to give away to five winners. To put your name in the hat for the chance to win one, simply answer the question below.