Erebos [Ursula Poznanski, Judith Pattinson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. ‘Enter. Or turn back. This is Erebos.’Nick is given a sinister. Erebos. Ursula Poznanski, trans. from the German by Judith Pattinson. Annick ( Firefly, dist.), $ (p) ISBN First published in Germany in , Erebos became a runaway bestseller and gained international recognition after winning Germany’s Youth.

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The easiest way to describe this, I think, is to call it a darker, creepier, more current Ready Player One. I liked Nick, he was a good guy. I have one major problem with this novel and that was the translation.

Erebos by Ursula Poznanski Book Review

But what’s worse than that is that he’s weirdly possessive of her, even when he’s barely spoken to her before. I enjoyed the parts about Nick first getting involved in urwula game, and seeing how it slowly started to invade on his real life. I wanted to scream poxnanski him sometimes, to tell him to stop playing at once, but he would probably have ignored me like he did his best friend, Jamie and even his crush, Emily.

There are a lot of notes and highlights.

I loved how they interacted together with little hints as to what was coming next, both in the real world and in Erebos. She moved on to writing early readers, children’s crime, teen romance and a fantasy manuscript, before her first thriller, Erebos.

As in other games, he must win battles to get better gear and loot and eventually level up. He’s rude to basically everyone all the time, even his “friends”.


Kapitel 13 – Kapitel 20 Seite poznanki Seite Erebos by Poznxnski Poznanski 1 11 May 15, And it’s creepy AF. I was a bit shocked by how much trust he put in the game at first, and how he just kind of shrugged it off whenever the game acted extremely creepy.

Ursula Poznanski lives in Vienna. Born on 30 October in Vienna, Ursula Poznanski a.

Erebos, Young Adult – Annick Press

The Messenger will be watching. Poznwnski, the ending was a bit… unbelievable, which is rich of me to say as I have just said how much I enjoyed a book about an omnipresent computer game that controls people.

But it’s hard to describe what I mean without giving away some huge spoilers.

It turned out to be surprisingly addictive! I wasn’t overly keen on this in the beginning; the writing came off as stilted, I assume from translation, and things aren’t always consistent — it’s set in London and yet the characters say things like “sixth grade” and “Mom” rather than Mum, but whatever. Not sure whether to be tickled about this or not. Doch schnell wird klar, dass Spiel i Phhhu, ich bin immernoch ganz geflasht von Erebos.

Oct 29, Ms. The book is just as addictive as the title game — fast-paced, exciting, slightly creepy, and very suspenseful as MC Nick tries ursulaa both win the game and figure out erebks it’s connection to the real world is.

Sometimes, it asks him to perform quests in ursual real world, quests that he must complete to even be allowed back into the game. Translating German fiction is her idea of heaven. But what really killed this book for me was the unadulterated cheesiness of the ending.


Erebos 43 69 Jul 24, I was truly frightened by the concept of a video game that knows everything about you, a video game that thinks on its own and knows what you’re doing. He gets irrationally angry whenever he sees her talking to other people——particularly to other boys——and that made me kinda nervous. Ideen, Leidenschaften, sogar Wahnsinn. It was very engaging and I read through it during the course of a morning.

Erebos by Ursula Poznanski Book Review

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Mas no geral, gostei bastante. Ik kon het boek echt nauwelijks weg leggen, tot ik het einde had bereikt! When he finally provides his real name after a warning, the Messenger gives Nick more rules and then asks if he would like to proceed.