Thomas M. Disch The Prisoner

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The Prisoner

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He's a top-level agent, highly skilled and ultra-secret. But he wants out, and they won't let him quit. He quits anyway. Then suddenly comes the dawn when he wakes up in captivity, in a pleasant, old-style, seaside town - one packed solid with electronic surveillance hardware. This is The Village. And he is The Prisoner. If he was good enough, sharp enough to be a top-flight cloak-and-dagger man, is he good enough to escape the men who've chained his life to the wall?

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About the Author:

Thomas M. Disch is the author of many novels, including such classic works of science fiction as Camp Concentration and 334. He lives in Manhattan and in Sullivan County, New York.

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Disch's 1967 sf novel was the basis for the cult favorite TV show of the same name. A secret agentDknown only as Number 6Ddecides to quit the spy game. However, one morning he wakes up in a pleasant seaside town in which he is essentially a prisoner to his former employers. The old TV series still has a following, and there's talk of a feature film adaptation with Russell Crowe. Note that ibooks also offers Robert Fairclough's The Prisoner: The Official Companion to the Classic TV Series (ISBN 0-7434-5256-9), which comes bundled with a DVD of the show's first episode.
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