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A Game for the Young

A Game for the Young

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Exploring obsession, addiction and the abuse of power, Philip’s debut novel, A Game for the Young, expertly toys with the idea of knowledge being a drug. After being accepted into Oxford University, Conor Martin finds himself thrust into an interviewing process like no other—with a chance to join an enigmatic team. This group of individuals have sacrificed the last two years of their lives to a project so important, it has the potential to change lives across the globe.

Now, they need Conor’s help.

As the true potential of the project is revealed, the impact of their creation is suddenly shaken, concluding in a chilling discovery that will change things forever.

A contemporary thriller dripping with realism; the tone of this story is strikingly gothic, and invites further questions on human behaviour and thought with every turn of the page.

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About the Author

David P. Philip lives on the South Coast of England, with his wife and daughter. Fascinated by stories that explore the brain, and challenge human behaviour; David's first novel A Game for the Young tells the story of a team of Oxford students who invent something that is set to change the course of history. Exploring obsession, addiction and abuse of power, A Game for the Young toys with the idea of knowledge being a drug. 

This novel is the end result of over three years of writing, proof reading, and editing, including the months of research David did in the field of cognitive neuroscience. Set in the present day, and dripping with realism; the tone of this story is gothic, and will keep you hanging on every page.David P. Philip is currently working on his next project, and hopes A Game for the Young will be his first of many novels.

Book Details

  • Author: ​David P. Philip
  • 272 pages
  • Publication Date: 31/03/2015
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-909902-99-2
  • EPUB ISBN: 978-1-909902-96-1
  • MOBI ISBN: 978-1-909902-97-8
  • PDF ISBN: 978-1-909902-98-5