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By Melvin Burgess

ISBN-10: 0141306890

ISBN-13: 9780141306896

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The time is the not-too-distant destiny. London is in ruins. A bombed-out shell. A picked-over carcass the place the one rule of legislations is may makes correct. What is still of town is being fought over by way of ruthless gangs of warlords. so one can create peace, notwithstanding, a truce among the 2 households is advised via Val, patriarch of the Volson extended family. His collateral? The hand of his fourteen-year-old daughter, Signy, in marriage to his blood rival, Conor. A rebellious, headstrong teen who has dreamed all her lifetime of becoming a member of her father's forces as a soldier within the warfare opposed to Conor, Signy is shocked through the statement. To conform to one of these plan is unthinkable! Conor is her mortal enemy. To reside as his spouse is not any larger than to reside as a slave...for the remainder of her life.But what of the choice? Does she dare defy her father? And what of the results of her uprising? Her selection will set in movement a sequence of events--events either frightening and tragic--that will swap her existence forever.Melvin Burgess has shaped a powerfully dystopian imaginative and prescient of a tender woman's coming of age opposed to the backdrop of conflict that's stunning, harrowing, and compelling.

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I mean, WHAM! It made me jump out of the seat. The air pressure made my ears hurt. I was going to get out and stick the bastard, but outside he was still screaming like a girl. 'Take the bitch back to the compound,' he yelled at the driver. 'Get her out of my sight. ' Conor jumped into another car, still screaming. I thought, who the hell is this? I've never seen anything like this before. Outside, the rest of the cars were pulling away. My driver reached right across me, and I got a look at his face all white like paste.

It was none of my doing. I felt my elbow shoot back like the recoil from a gun. The knife and my hand together jumped back and I held it high above my head, and I let out a great shout It was surprise, and I looked up to see if the roof was coming down, but the whole hall took it for triumph and they rose to their feet in one leap, all two thousand of them, and yelled with me. 13 Then it was a roaring of voices, people crowding round the boy wanting to touch him. They all wanted to be a part of this.

As for her, she was all fluttery, face as white as a sheet, staring at him and I could see that she was willing him to do it, every fibre of her. That made me mad. Oh, he had her fooled good and proper. She was in love, all right, in love with a mask. He got himself in front of the knife with his back to us so no one could watch him, took the knife by the haft and pulled gently. Nothing moved. Conor pulled a bit harder. Then he glanced over his shoulder and gave a little smile, feeling a bit foolish, not wanting to make a prat of himself by pulling too hard and failing.

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