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Meritropolis - Joel Ohman
Meritropolis
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The year is AE3, 3 years after the Event. Within the walls of Meritropolis, 50,000 inhabitants live in fear, ruled by the brutal System that assigns each citizen a merit score that dictates whether they live or die. Those with the highest scores thrive, while those with the lowest are subject to... show more
The year is AE3, 3 years after the Event. Within the walls of Meritropolis, 50,000 inhabitants live in fear, ruled by the brutal System that assigns each citizen a merit score that dictates whether they live or die. Those with the highest scores thrive, while those with the lowest are subject to the most unforgiving punishment--to be thrust outside the city gates, thrown to the terrifying hybrid creatures that exist beyond.But for one High Score, conforming to the System just isn't an option. Seventeen-year-old Charley has a brother to avenge. And nothing--not even a totalitarian military or dangerous science--is going to stop him.Where humankind has pushed nature and morals to the extreme, Charley is amongst the chosen few tasked with exploring the boundaries, forcing him to look deep into his very being to discern right from wrong. But as he and his friends learn more about the frightening forces that threaten destruction both without and within the gates, Meritropolis reveals complexities they couldn't possibly have bargained for...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781500189600 (150018960X)
Pages no: 226
Edition language: English
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Books and Ashes
Books and Ashes rated it
3.0 Meritropolis
What I liked: I really enjoyed this book, and I loved reading about the animal hybrids that were introduced. I thought they were not only interesting, but many were strange and unique, things that made me question about them. I love the way "merit" is woven into the title and how it directly ties in...
Coffee2words
Coffee2words rated it
3.0 Meritropolis, the hunger games meets The Village, with a young Jack teacher protagonist: doesn't quite get there
Meritropolis, the hunger games meets The Village, with a young Jack teacher protagonist. Well that's the line Joel is trying to sell us, I don't think he quite gets there. I liked the scoring system, it made me think of the Justin Timberlake movie 'In Time' with the branding and worth of humans bein...
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