Approx. 5 hours, 4 cassettesIn her strongest work to date, Lois Lowry once again creates a mysterious but plausible future world. It is a society ruled by savagery and deceit that shuns and discards the weak. Left orphaned and physically flawed, young Kira faces a frightening, uncertain future.... show more
Approx. 5 hours, 4 cassettesIn her strongest work to date, Lois Lowry once again creates a mysterious but plausible future world. It is a society ruled by savagery and deceit that shuns and discards the weak. Left orphaned and physically flawed, young Kira faces a frightening, uncertain future. Blessed with an almost magical talent that keeps her alive, she struggles with ever broadening responsibilities in her quest for truth, discovering things that will change her life forever.As she did in The Giver, Lowry challenges readers to imagine what our world could become, how people could evolve, and what will be considered valuable. Every reader will be taken by Kira's plight and will long ponder her haunting world and the hope for the future.
Publish date: September 10th 2002
Publisher: Listening Library
Edition language: English
Series: The Giver Quartet (#2)
Back in 2014, when I read and reviewed The Giver, I erroneously thought that book was the first in a trilogy, where the second book would pick up where the first left off. I soon learned that there is a quartet of books, and that Gathering Blue, the second installment, while in the same "universe" ...
I absolutely loved this book!So I read this rather quickly as I had jury duty and had plenty of time to read. I was also able to read it quickly, because it is a hard book to put down. I did not want to stop reading it. I read it during waiting periods and lunch breaks, even while waiting in line to...
4/5 stars "Take pride in your pain. You are stronger than those who have none."Gathering Blue is the second installment in The Giver Quartet. When I read The Giver for the first time when I was a kid I wasn't even aware there were other books. When I learned there were I decided to read them now a...
This book was nice. Kira's talent or skill isnt what i was really expecting. Usually when talents are involved with main characters, its always more like painting, singing, sports, or fighting techniques. Ive never really encountered weaving so i thought that was an original. And the thought of ever...
Sebbene collocato nell'ambito del "The Giver Quartet", questo romanzo non ha nulla in comune con il precedente volume, se non l'ambientazione futuristica, anche se in questo caso si tratta di una società non avanzata nè "perfetta".Si intuisce come guerre e catastrofi avvenute in passato abbiamo irri...