Spennende dystopi fra Veronica Roth

divergentHvis du likte Hunger games, vil du sikkert like Divergent-serien også. I Divergent (2011), den første boka i serien, er settingen lagt til et post-apokalyptisk Chicago på randen av en ny katastrofe. Som i Hunger games, er det også her er det en ung jente som skal redde sin verden fra fullstendig kaos. Divergent er ikke kommet ut  i norsk oversettelse enda, men boka er såpass lettlest at du godt kan lese den på engelsk.

Divergent av Veronica Roth. Forlagets omtale: In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue–Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is–she can’t have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself.

During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles to determine who her friends really are–and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes infuriating boy fits into the life she’s chosen. But Tris also has a secret, one she’s kept hidden from everyone because she’s been warned it can mean death. And as she discovers a growing conflict that threatens to unravel her seemingly perfect society, she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves . . . or it might destroy her.

Debut author Veronica Roth bursts onto the literary scene with the first book in the Divergent series–dystopian thrillers filled with electrifying decisions, heartbreaking betrayals, stunning consequences, and unexpected romance.

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