Scythe (Arc of a Scythe)
Two teens must learn the “art of killing” in this Printz Honor–winning book, the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology.A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those things, and has... show more
Two teens must learn the “art of killing” in this Printz Honor–winning book, the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology.A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now Scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control. Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe—a role that neither wants. These teens must master the “art” of taking life, knowing that the consequence of failure could mean losing their own. Scythe is the first novel of a thrilling new series by National Book Award–winning author Neal Shusterman in which Citra and Rowan learn that a perfect world comes only with a heavy price.
Publish date: 2017-11-28
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
Series: Arc of a Scythe (#1)
It’s so far in the future that humanity has stopped counting the years. Immortality has been perfected by a benevolent, omnipotent AI called “The Thunderhead”, who runs the planet with a quiet purpose. All of the wisdom and experiences of humanity are stored online. Any question and any moral proble...
Definitely my favorite book I've read in 2017... Can't wait for Thunderhead!!!UPDATE:Still my favorite book. I loved this as much as I did reading in the fist time. If you haven't read this yet, read it. It is such an amazing book, with amazing writing! :D
Citra ist jetzt eine Scythe. Sie ist ein moderner Sensenmann, der entscheidet, wann das ewige Leben zu Ende geht. Obwohl diese Berufung an sich schon schwierig zu bewältigen ist, treten immer mehr skrupellose Scythe aus den Reihen hervor, um die Regeln der alten Ordnung auf den Kopf zu stellen. Ein ...
It was a slow start, but still held my attention. The characters were being explored and the world built. Then second half took off running. I loved and hated the main characters with zest. The writing was superb. I found myself jumping emotions with each page, hopeful, hopeless, excited, sad, mad, ...
I have to be straight up about the fact that it took me several weeks to get through this book. This is not because I didn't enjoy it because I actually did quite a bit...it's just that once I put it down I didn't feel that overwhelming urge to get back into it again. ¯_(ツ)_/¯ Scythe by Neal Shu...