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Myst: The Book of Atrus by Rand Miller
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Myst: The Book of Atrus (1995)

by Rand Miller, Rand Miller, Robyn Miller (Author), David Wingrove (Author)

Other authors: William Cone (Illustrator)

Series: Myst (1)

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It's been a long time since I read this series, but I liked it because my brother and I used to play Myst together all the time. I was emotionally connected before opening the cover. ( )
  CharityBradford | Apr 1, 2014 |
It's been a long time since I read this series, but I liked it because my brother and I used to play Myst together all the time. I was emotionally connected before opening the cover. ( )
  CharityBradford | Apr 1, 2014 |
Very well written. The quality of the story explains why the games were such a success. Like Tolkien, every single background detail has been pre-figured. Loved all three. ( )
  Snukes | Jun 14, 2013 |
Not nearly as good as the game, but a very interesting back story to it. Well told, but all in all forgettable. ( )
  benuathanasia | Sep 8, 2012 |
During the Christmas of 1996, I sat down to my first Windows computer. I took it back to college with me that January, and I still remember sitting in my dorm room with the lights off, the speakers cranked up, clicking through the ages of Myst. Later on, I did the same with Riven, only pausing to trade out discs between CD-ROM drives.

Those feelings were evoked in bucketfuls when I read this book. The mystery and the enchantment were in full evidence, but along with it was a surprising depth, something that I don't expect from the usual video game tie-in book. In fact, it joins up seamlessly to both games, and makes me want to dig out those old discs and play through again. I will definitely be reading the next two volumes. ( )
  shabacus | Jul 5, 2012 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Rand Millerprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Miller, Randmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Miller, RobynAuthormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Wingrove, DavidAuthormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Cone, WilliamIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Gehn's bootprints lay heavy around the tiny pool, the lush, well-tended green churned to mud.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0786881887, Mass Market Paperback)

Based on the best-selling CD-ROM game, a fantasy novel fills out the lives of the game's characters, tracing the strange apprenticeship of Atrus to his father, Gehn, who wields the power to create worlds. Reprint.

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A fantasy adventure novel based on a CD-ROM game by the same name. It is the story of the D'ni, a race of super-intelligent beings who are able to create new worlds. First book in a series.

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