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A Dream of Wessex Christopher Priest

A Dream of Wessex By Christopher Priest

A Dream of Wessex by Christopher Priest

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The classic novel of virtual realities by a multi-award-winning literary SF writer.

A Dream of Wessex Summary

A Dream of Wessex by Christopher Priest

Christopher Priest's artful sleight of hand when it comes to manipulating the experience of his books and notions of what is real reaches a peak in this novel that accounts the trials and tribulations of a group of people who have escaped into a utopian shared virtual reality known as Wessex. It is a world engineered to give them their every desire. But when one woman becomes subject to the violent attentions of a man who feels that she is everything he desires she must decide to fight back. Obsession and abuse of power can cross from the real world to the imagined all too easily.

Thought by some to have been instrumental in the inspiration of the film INCEPTION, A DREAM OF WESSEX is a classic in the literature of virtual realities and remains one of Chris Priest's most highly regarded novels.

Christopher Priest is a genre-leading author of SFF fiction. His novel, THE PRESTIGE, won a number of awards and was adapted into a critically acclaimed, Oscar-nominated film directed by Christopher Nolan (TENET, INCEPTION) starring Hugh Jackman (THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, X-MEN), Christian Bale (THE BIG SHORT, BATMAN BEGINS), Michael Caine (THE ITALIAN JOB) and Scarlett Johansson (MARRIAGE STORY, THE AVENGERS).

About Christopher Priest

Christopher Priest is the only person ever to have both the WORLD FANTASY AWARD and the JAMES TAIT MEMORIAL PRIZE. Author of numerous novels and winner of many awards he has established a reputation as one of literary SF's very finest writers. He lives in Lewes.

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A Dream of Wessex by Christopher Priest
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