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Let the Games Begin

(2013)
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It's the night of the most decadent party of the century. A rags-to-riches real estate magnate has planned an over-the-top weekend safari for the who's-who of celebrities at his sprawling residence in Villa Ada - once a public park, now the largest private home in Rome. Starlets, politicians, soccer stars, and intellectuals all turn up to rub elbows. Among them is a neurotically charming author struggling to write his next literary tome and pining for renewed recognition.

In an unexpected turn of events, he crosses paths with The Wilde Beasts of Abaddon, a satanic sect planning to ruin the evening's festivities in order to go down in history as a world-famous cult. What was intended as the most spectacular fete of the year quickly descends into apocalyptic chaos. In this satirical tragicomedy, Niccolo Ammaniti, winner of the prestigious Strega Prize, reveals a side of modern culture riddled with superficiality and vulgarity that nourishes our deepest dreams and insecurities.

 
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Paperback Editions

April 2014 : UK Paperback
Title: Let the Games Begin
Author(s): Niccolo Ammaniti
ISBN: 1-84767-942-0 / 978-1-84767-942-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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August 2013 : UK Paperback
Title: Let the Games Begin
Author(s): Niccolo Ammaniti
ISBN: 1-84767-941-2 / 978-1-84767-941-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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August 2013 : USA Paperback
Title: Let the Games Begin
Author(s): Niccolo Ammaniti
ISBN: 0-8021-2111-X / 978-0-8021-2111-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Black Cat
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2013 : UK Paperback
Title: Let The Games Begin (Large Print Edition)
Author(s): Niccolo Ammaniti
ISBN: 1-4712-4264-1 / 978-1-4712-4264-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: W F Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

December 2015 : Australia MP3 CD
Title: Let the Games Begin
Author(s): Niccolo Ammaniti
ISBN: 1-4890-8372-3 / 978-1-4890-8372-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
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October 2013 : USA Audio edition
Title: Let the Games Begin
Author(s): Niccolo Ammaniti
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon   

October 2013 : UK Audio edition
Title: Let the Games Begin
Author(s): Niccolo Ammaniti
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   

August 2013 : Australia Audio CD
Title: Let the Games Begin
Author(s): Niccolo Ammaniti
ISBN: 1-4862-0318-3 / 978-1-4862-0318-5 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

August 2013 : Australia Audio CD
Title: Let the Games Begin
Author(s): Niccolo Ammaniti
ISBN: 1-4862-0320-5 / 978-1-4862-0320-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

August 2013 : Australia MP3 CD
Title: Let the Games Begin
Author(s): Niccolo Ammaniti
ISBN: 1-4862-0319-1 / 978-1-4862-0319-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2013 : Australia MP3 CD
Title: Let the Games Begin
Author(s): Niccolo Ammaniti
ISBN: 1-4862-0321-3 / 978-1-4862-0321-5 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

August 2013 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Let the Games Begin
Author(s): Niccolo Ammaniti
Publisher: Black Cat
Availability: Amazon   

August 2013 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Let the Games Begin
Author(s): Niccolo Ammaniti
Publisher: Canongate Books
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