Pirate Cinema (novel)

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Pirate Cinema
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Author Cory Doctorow
Country US
Language English
Genre Fiction
Published 2012 Tor Books
Media type Book
Awards 2013 Prometheus Award
ISBN 978-0-765-32908-0

Pirate Cinema is a novel by Cory Doctorow. It was released in October 2012. The novel is licensed under the terms of Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license and is available free on the author's website.

The novel is set in a dystopian near-future Britain where the government is effectively controlled by media corporations. The main character, Trent McCauley, has had his internet access cut for reassembling downloaded films on his computer and, living rough on the streets of London, is trying to fight the introduction of a new draconian copyright law.

Pirate Cinema won the 2013 Prometheus Award.[1]

The US hardcover is 384 pages long.[2]

This book was also featured as an e-book in the Humble eBook Bundle.[3] The bundle raised more than $1.2 million, with customers paying an average amount of $14.29 for the bundle.[4]


  1. ^ "July, 2013: Prometheus Award Winners".
  2. ^ Doctorow, Cory, Pirate Cinema, p. 416, ISBN 978-0-765-32908-0
  3. ^ http://blog.humblebundle.com/post/33237485887/introducing-the-humble-ebook-bundle
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-09-09. Retrieved 2013-02-02.

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