5 thoughts on “Omega Place

  1. Reviewed by Sally Kruger, aka “Readingjunky” for TeensReadToo.com

    George Orwell presented the idea of Big Brother in the book 1984. OMEGA PLACE brings the idea into the present tense. We are reminded of how things like closed-circuit television surveillance are infiltrating our lives, and we often don’t even give it a thought. Should we be worried or are we just being protected?

    Paul Hendry is seventeen. His parents are divorced. He lives with his mother and his less than likeable stepfather. Lif

  2. This book is a perfect conspiracy theory for young adults. The book takes place in England, where security cameras are everywhere. A group of young adults, calling themselves Omega Place believe the cameras are in place to keep an eye on specific people‚Äôs everyday movement. At first this unnoticed gang of kids begins destroying the cameras to simply put them out of commission. When Paul runs away from home to get away from his new step-father he meets up with the gang. After some “tests” the gan

  3. This book is completly random. The content was strange and I would not recommend it to really anyone.

    The whole plot of the story revolves around an 18 year old boy named Paul who runs away from his home because he doesnt like his stepdad. He then joins the group named Omega Place because he read a memo left by a team of people that break the CCTV survailence cameras in place across the UK. They say the government doesnt need them. The story picks up when they add new information to the memos tha

  4. If YA guys will persevere, they will have a great payoff in this suspenseful novel of Big Brother vs. well, Medium-sized Brother. Our hero, Paul, would qualify as Little Brother, then, in Graham Marks’ world.
    The setting is very likely the present, London. Paul is having a difficult time with his step-dad and flies the coop, only to run in with a crowd that is intent on distributing manifestos and disabling some of the many CCTV cameras the UK government uses to monitor the citizens. This all goe

  5. In England, there are cameras on every corner, one for every 14 citizens. They say a person is captured on film 300 times a day. Big Brother is definitely watching. When Paul runs away from home, he means to just make it to London and get a job, but instead, he meets some members of Omega Place, a “terrorist” organization that’s trying to destroy the cameras and make people aware of all the monitoring. Stealing vans, living in squats, and vandalizing cameras starts out as fun, but with MI5 hot o

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