Simon and Schuster, 2008年11月11日 - 384 頁
The second installment of Scott Westerfeld’s New York Times bestselling and award-winning Uglies series—a global phenomenon that started the dystopian trend.
Tally has finally become pretty. Now her looks are beyond perfect, her clothes are awesome, her boyfriend is totally hot, and she’s completely popular. It’s everything she’s ever wanted.
But beneath all the fun—the nonstop parties, the high-tech luxury, the total freedom—is a nagging sense that something’s wrong. Something important. Then a message from Tally’s ugly past arrives. Reading it, Tally remembers what’s wrong with pretty life, and the fun stops cold.
Now she has to choose between fighting to forget what she knows and fighting for her life—because the authorities don’t intend to let anyone with this information survive.
She wanted to pull away, to put distance between herself and his unlucky, unclean, unhealthy ugliness. But somehow she knew his name. . . . “Croy?” she said. FALL “Later, Tally,” Croy said, snatching back his mask. He PRETTIES 33.
“Later, Tally,” Croy said, snatching back his mask. He yanked open the door, ... Like her old sweater, she'd remembered ugliness all wrong Croy's face was much worse than her mental image of the Smokies. His crooked smile, his dull eyes ...
Croy was headed toward the balcony and the Crims. ... She had to catch Croy and tell him never to follow her again. ... Croy's movements might have seemed unusual, his Smokey confidence standing out in a party full of new pretties, ...
Their cruel faces weren't costumes any more than Croy's ugliness had been, and they were just as shocking to look at. The wolflike eyes sent a chill through Tally, and their advance, as purposeful and dangerous as a hunting cats, ...
He must have bounced down toward the river after Croy Croy. She wanted to say something to him. . . . Tally struggled to her feet and faced the river. Her head throbbed, but the clarity that had come over her as she'd thrown herself off ...
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LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - ssperson - LibraryThing
This was good, though I may have liked Uglies better. I wasn't happy with the ending, though I figured that something like it had to happen. (Sometimes knowing the title of the sequel is not such a good thing.) 閱讀評論全文
LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - Sovranty - LibraryThing
Having everything is can sometimes make it seem like you have nothing. Addressing the superficial world, as we follow her into this next world. Slower than Uglies. 閱讀評論全文