The Clone Codes #1
Publish date: 2010-02-01
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
In the year 2170, clones are created to do specific jobs and basically treated like slaves. They are created bald, with skin colors, like purple, orange, and silver and referred to by number. These measures serve to dehumanize them and make it easy for people to spot a clone. In addition to clones, ...
A very ambitious project that works better than I'd expected for a short book attempting to tackle so much. The ending is a bit of a cliffhanger, though. All the depth here is thematic. The characters feel a bit shallow, but it's also middle grade tackling the horrors of slavery and discriminati...
From the beginning pages, I devoured The Clone Codes. And despite the novel's shortness, there is plenty for the reader to take in. The futuristic setting, the science fiction element, and the non-stop action made this novel a complete page turner. The novel definitely something for all types of rea...
1.5 starsThe idea behind the book is better than the book. Exploring the idea of what it means to be human is laudable and I think more YA/ MG literature should address it, but not in so shoddy a fashion. Apart from an often vague and incoherent plot, a barely explained backstory/ negligible worldbu...
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