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TOD UND SPIELE
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ORIGINAL TITLE:


      Death Cell
© 1984

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AUTHOR(S):

       GOULART, Ron
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PUBLISHER:

       BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3 404 23033 7
YEAR: 1984
FORMAT: paperback
LANGUAGE: german
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TRANSLATOR(S):


unknown
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COVER ILLUSTRATION:

       D.B. Mattingly

Content:

The german title and subtitle ("death and games - streetfighting as tv-show") is far removed from the original title and the content of the story. Granted, a journalist uses his research about criminal tendencies in the planet's baseball league as a cover story while trying to uncover the existence of a hidden "death cell" underneath a prison, where illegal tests are conducted with ... well, read for yourself. But the subtitle sounds more like that one movie ...

And the cover illustration isn't really connected to the story either. Well.
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