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Pretties - Scott Westerfeld
Pretties
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The complete "New York Times "bestselling Uglies series is available as a collectible boxed set. The future isn't far away.In Tally Youngblood's world, looks matter. She lives in a society created to function with perfect-looking people who never have a chance to think for themselves. And she's... show more
The complete "New York Times "bestselling Uglies series is available as a collectible boxed set. The future isn't far away.In Tally Youngblood's world, looks matter. She lives in a society created to function with perfect-looking people who never have a chance to think for themselves. And she's tired of it. First as an ugly, then a pretty, and finally a special, Tally takes down the social infrastructure. And then, a generation later, a world obsessed with fame and instant celebrity--and filled with extras--will reap the consequences. This collectible boxed set contains the complete Ugles series: "Uglies," "Pretties," "Specials," and "Extras."
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780857079145 (085707914X)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Uglies (#2)
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Mikka liest das Leben
Mikka liest das Leben rated it
4.5 Prickelnd ist Pfusch.
Tally Youngblood hat das perfekte Leben: sie ist wunderschön und beliebt, und jeder Tag ist eine immerwährende Party. Das größte Problem sind die falschen Klamotten und der fiese Kater am Morgen. Endlich gehört Tally dazu, sie ist mitten drin im Rausch von New Pretty Town - und dennoch, dennoch ist ...
The Caffeinated Diva reads...
The Caffeinated Diva reads... rated it
5.0 Pretties
I truly love this series! The world is a dystopian society based on the ideals of beauty. It is a society that redefined beauty as a conforming concept, a society in which everyone's entire worth is based on their beauty. The fact that beauty is a manufactured ideal, rather than natural, is of no im...
the dilemma of reading
the dilemma of reading rated it
4.5 Pretties/Scott Westerfeld
In Tally's world, your 16th birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellant Ugly into a stunningly attractive Pretty, and catapults you into a high-tech paradise where your only job is having a really good time. Just before her birthday, Tally discovered that turning Pretty comes with a...
Imogen's Typewriter.
Imogen's Typewriter. rated it
4.0 Pretties
Again, the writing was nothing special; more great imagery, and a few really poignant moments but pretty simplistic throughout. It reflects the intended audience. The story was as strong as the first but despite a similar plot line, it wasn't tired. A pretty strong second book, I can say with almost...
Nithou's Readings
Nithou's Readings rated it
4.0 Pretties
Mieux rythmé que le premier, un revirement dès le début et une histoire qui s'enfile à toute vitesse. Vraiment bien.
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