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Red Rising: Book I of the Red Rising Trilogy - Pierce Brown
Red Rising: Book I of the Red Rising Trilogy
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Darrow is a Helldiver, one of a thousand men and women who live in the vast caves beneath the surface of Mars, generations of people who spend their lives toiling to mine the precious elements that will allow the planet to be terraformed. Just knowing that, one day, people will be able to walk... show more
Darrow is a Helldiver, one of a thousand men and women who live in the vast caves beneath the surface of Mars, generations of people who spend their lives toiling to mine the precious elements that will allow the planet to be terraformed. Just knowing that, one day, people will be able to walk the surface of the planet is enough to justify their sacrifice. The Earth is dying, and Darrow and his people are the only hope humanity has left. Until the day Darrow learns that it is all a lie. That Mars has been habitable - and inhabited - for generations, by a class of people calling themselves the Golds. A class of people who look down at Darrow and his fellows as slave labour, to be exploited and worked to death without a second thought. Until the day Darrow, with the help of a mysterious group of rebels, disguises himself as a Gold and infiltrates their command school, intent on taking down his oppressors from the inside. But the command school is a battlefield - and Darrow isn't the only student with an agenda. Ender's Game meets The Hunger Games in this, the first in an extraordinary trilogy from an incredible new voice.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780345539809 (034553980X)
ASIN: 034553980X
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Red Rising Trilogy (#1)
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Face of Book
Face of Book rated it
5.0 Człowieczeństwo nadczłowieka
Ja to jednak jestem prostym człowiekiem. Lubię, kiedy opowieść zawiera w sobie jakiś pierwiastek dobra. I najlepiej, jeśli to dobro ostatecznie zwycięża. A tu co? Jedyna dobra postać umiera na samym początku. Główny bohater, Darrow, żyje w najbardziej zniewolonej i wykorzystywanej grupie społecznej,...
susanvoss18
susanvoss18 rated it
5.0 Red Rising by Pierce Brown
Set in a far distant future on Mars, Darrow works hard mining below the surface. Mars’s caste system has kept the population, and especially the Reds like Darrow, working hard for a better, brighter future for their children for generations. However, Darrow loses much even as he gains knowledge of t...
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it
5.0 Why did I wait so long to read this??
This book - wow. I LOVED it. I am so excited to read the next two books. But, I have like 6 books that were on hold and just came in and were electronically checked out to me. (UGH!) I told myself I would try to read as many Sunshine State books as I could during my break from school, so *grima...
YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it
3.5 Review: Red Rising (Red Rising Book 1 of 3)
When I started this book last Saturday, fairly early into the holiday weekend, I congratulated myself on my timing. I really didn’t know much at all about this series, but for some reason I had the impression that I’d have trouble putting it down and would therefore get through a good portion of it...
Turn The Page
Turn The Page rated it
4.5 Book #831 - 334,520 Pages Read
Take a pinch of Hunger Games, add a dash of Game Of Thrones, stir in some Divergent, and ship the entire concoction to the planet Mars and you get the idea of the setting for this novel. Darrow, a lowBorn Red (all citizens are classified by color, from the peasants right up to royalty), is a miner i...
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