I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies Series #1)
Nine of us came here. We look like you. We talk like you. We live among you. But we are not you. We can do things you dream of doing. We have powers you dream of having. We are stronger and faster than anything you have ever seen. We are the superheroes you worship in movies and comic books—but... show more
Nine of us came here. We look like you. We talk like you. We live among you. But we are not you. We can do things you dream of doing. We have powers you dream of having. We are stronger and faster than anything you have ever seen. We are the superheroes you worship in movies and comic books—but we are real.Our plan was to grow, and train, and become strong, and become one, and fight them. But they found us and started hunting us first. Now all of us are running. Spending our lives in shadows, in places where no one would look, blending in. we have lived among you without you knowing.But they know.They caught Number One in Malaysia.Number Two in England.And Number Three in Kenya.They killed them all.I am Number Four.I am next.
Publish date: 03-08-2010
Pages no: 452
Edition language: English
Not nearly as bad as I'd feared, but not exactly sublime writing either. The first half was a bit slow, I didn't care for a lot of the plot points and I could have done with a slightly shorter battle in the end, but all in all, it engaged me enough that I might read some more of this series some day...
I was actually pretty excited for this to come out but oh my god, it was so boring.Also, something about the narrative voice just made the characters sound juvenile. Really didn't like this.
Nothing I'll say is going to convey adequately the utter nothingness of this book. The characters are unbearable in their stupidity. To say nothing of the dog.So, I'm just going to quote some of the dumbest parts.“All the doors are blocked. How else can we get out?”I think about it, figuring that on...
3.5 starsSure, the whole "Pittacus Lore" is the "Lorien's ruling Elder" as written in the author's bio made me snicker and rolled my eyes in disbelief (what a cheap marketing!); and the teenager's relationships/school problems are so stereotypical with cheesy dialogs that will never get this book an...
Read More...Crazy as it is, this book I AM NUMBER FOUR shot onto the best-sellers list from no-where. I saw the movie trailer before I saw the book trailer...which in itself is odd - how does one get a movie deal before they have their book released. I knew the author must be juicy. So interest piqu...
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