Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. Yet he spends his life willingly, knowing that his blood and sweat will... show more
Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. Yet he spends his life willingly, knowing that his blood and sweat will one day result in a better world for his children.
But Darrow and his kind have been betrayed. Soon he discovers that humanity reached the surface generations ago. Vast cities and lush wilds spread across the planet. Darrow—and Reds like him—are nothing more than slaves to a decadent ruling class.
Inspired by a longing for justice, and driven by the memory of lost love, Darrow sacrifices everything to infiltrate the legendary Institute, a proving ground for the dominant Gold caste, where the next generation of humanity’s overlords struggle for power. He will be forced to compete for his life and the very future of civilization against the best and most brutal of Society’s ruling class. There, he will stop at nothing to bring down his enemies . . . even if it means he has to become one of them to do so.
Publish date: 2014-01-28
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Red Rising Trilogy (#1)
I received this book for free through Goodreads’ First Reads. I’ve been wanting to read this book for a while. I’m not going to lie, one of the reasons why I wanted to read this book is because the author is a total dream boat. They don’t call him “The Hottest YA Author” for nothing. He has the lo...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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