Monday, November 7, 2011

Guest Review + Recommendation: Lucie @New Books On My Shelves on XVI BY JULIA KARR

Review by: Lucie @New Books On My Shelves blog

About the Book Blogger
Lucie has a desire to discover something different that took her from Paris to Miami. A new beginning, a new adventure ... it's not always easy to travel on a roller coaster, so to find a little serenity, she started to draw. And hasn't ever stop reading...


A dystopia close to "1984" by George Orwell, whose book is mentioned several times. A "Big Brother", able to track people through GPS implanted, listen to your private conversations and an obligation to tattooed women from 16 to guarantee their safety. A world where thinking and silence are prohibited. A state where the brains are appropriately handled through commercial advertising. 
 I love dystopias for the reassuring feelings they give you. You can always close the book by saying it's a fantasy straight out of the mind of the author, if reading bothers us.
Also a view of the world much scarier because the one offered to our reading is always much closer to the real world in which we live than you want to believe.

Read more about this book direcly at Lucie's blogReview @New Books On My Shelves 

1 comment:

Jennifer | Mrs Q Book Addict said...

I loved XVI! I can't wait for the second book to come out.

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