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During the grand opening of an ultra-modern, computer-controlled building in downtown Los Angeles, the architects discover to their horror that the computer has programmed itself to kill
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"England's answer to Michael Crichton" (Financial Times)
"I loved Gridiron. It is truly original disaster novel with a theme that is awesome" (Ruth Rendell)
"Brilliant thriller about a computerised building that turns into a killing machine" (Independent)
"Kerr paces the action, teases and controls... The novel is all the more powerful for being close enough to contemporary truth for this skillful writer to engender a real sense of horror... Severely frightening" (Frances Fyfield Daily Telegraph)
"Ingeniously gruesome... I found myself turning the pages in feverish anticipation" (The Times)
A Sunday Times bestseller, Gridiron is a dazzling thriller set in LA from ‘England’s answer to Michael Crichton’ (Financial Times)
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Book Description Grand Central Pub, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0446520535
Book Description U.S.A.: Warner Books, 1996. Soft cover. Condition: New. 1st Edition. 1996, First U.S. Edition. First printing, thus. KEY POINT--THIS COPY HAS THE ORIGINAL TITLE "GRIDIRON" ON THE COVER--WAS LATER CHANGED TO "THE GRID." Across the original, title but only partially obscuring it, there is a rectangular white sticker, on which is printed. "Please note the new title is: 'THE GRID'". This sticker was placed on the cover by the publisher before being sent out to reviewers. "They gave a skyscraper a mind of it's own. Now it's going to use it.". (From the back cover.) A thriller of high-tech run amuck in an a towering Los Angeles office-building. Large over-sized trade paperback format of what was then issued in April of 1996 as a $21.95 Hardcover. VERY SCARCE STATE OF AN IMPORTANT AUTHOR'S BOOK. As new Unread copy in color pictorial covers. Seller Inventory # 9775