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y separately published work icon The Erasure Initiative single work   novel   young adult   thriller  
Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 The Erasure Initiative
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'I wake up, and for a few precious seconds I don't realise there's anything wrong.
The rumble of tyres on bitumen, and the hiss of air conditioning. The murmur of voices. The smell of air freshener. The cool vibration of glass against my forehead.

'A girl wakes up on a self-driving bus. She has no memory of how she got there or who she is. Her nametag reads CECILY. The six other people on the bus are just like her: no memories, only nametags. There's a screen on each seatback that gives them instructions. A series of tests begin, with simulations projected onto the front window of the bus. The passengers must each choose an outcome; majority wins. But as the testing progresses, deadly secrets are revealed, and the stakes get higher and higher. Soon Cecily is no longer just fighting for her freedom - she's fighting for her life.

'The acclaimed author of After the Lights Go Out returns with another compelling YA thriller - a timely novel about the intensity and unpredictability of human behaviour under pressure.' (Publication summary)

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2020 .
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      Extent: 336p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 4th August 2020
      ISBN: 9781760525057
Alternative title: Projet Amnesia
Language: French
    • Paris,
      c
      France,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Laffont ,
      2024 .
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      Extent: 416p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 13 June 2024.
      ISBN: 9782221264393

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