How I Live Now
Fifteen-year-old New Yorker Daisy is sent to live in the English countryside with cousins she's never met. When England is attacked and occupied by an unnamed enemy, the cousins find themselves on their own. Power fails, systems fail. As they grow more isolated, the farm becomes a kind of Eden,... show more
Fifteen-year-old New Yorker Daisy is sent to live in the English countryside with cousins she's never met. When England is attacked and occupied by an unnamed enemy, the cousins find themselves on their own. Power fails, systems fail. As they grow more isolated, the farm becomes a kind of Eden, with no rules. Until the war arrives in their midst. This stunning and unforgettable first novel captures the essence of the age of terrorism: how we live now.
Publish date: October 22nd 2013
Pages no: 194
Edition language: English
How I Live Now By Meg Rosoff I give How I Live Now 4½ stars out of five. I give this book this rating due to how I think the author explained Daisy’s feelings well. I think that many authors can do this but Meg Rosoff did this better than any that I know. It was very realistic which was good seeing...
A few years ago, I went through a phase where I was only reading dystopias. I burned myself out quickly because a lot of the books felt like clones. It seemed like I was just reading the same book over and over. I don’t know how I missed How I Live Now during my dystopia phase. It would have broke...
I almost put this down, the writing is so strange in the beginning. But I'm really glad I didn't. I've never read anything else like this. It's so simple and beautiful... I loved it. Completely.My full review is here, on Hot Stuff for Cool People.
After being shipped to England to live with distant relatives, fifteen year old Daisy ends up in an unthinkable situation. The world has broken out in war. With her Aunt, the only adult in the English household, away on business in Oslo, Daisy and her cousins must do their best to survive while batt...
Saw the movie, came back home, went to Amazon, bought this book.I must say I read the book because I loved the movie. Not the other way around. A very high bar was doomed to be overcame. They are nothing alike, the movie is more thrilling, the book is more touching, but I recommend you to watch it, ...
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