Publish date: December 31st 2005
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages no: 150
Edition language: English
Anax thinks she knows history. Her grueling all-day Examination has just begun, and if she passes, she’ll be admitted into the Academy—the elite governing institution of her utopian society. But Anax is about to discover that for all her learning, the history she’s been taught isn’t the whole story....
This book tells a good story. Unfortunately for me, the method by which it delivers that good story bored me half to death. This interesting look at the possible future consists of roughly 70% dry exposition couched as an academic oral exam and 30% philosophical debate on whether machines can actual...
Anax is brought before her post-apocalyptic ruling elite – The Academy – to take an examination for her entry into it.Her dissertation (for want of a better word) is a young man called Adam Forde, who broke the rules of her society a few generations ago and is either a hero or a villain for doing it...
What if there's an unstoppable outbreak spreading all across the world, wiping out whole populations, and the only area left unaffected is an island closed off from any contact with the mainland? This is the state of the world in Genesis. Guards on the island have been instructed to terminate on...
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