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.
The fireworks exploding in the stadium below made it glow like some kind of schizoid stained glass that changed colors every few seconds. They all had to wear bungee jackets in case anyone broke through. No one ever did, of course, ...
“Of course I don't. Like I said: totally pretty-making.” “Really?" “Very And its good they go backward.” Shays smile returned, and Tally breathed a sigh of relief, still not believing herself. It was the kind of mistake only brand-new ...
Of course, the Smoke didn't exist anymore, thanks to Tally and Special Circumstances. “Hey, I know, Tally!" Shay said. “Let's go as Smokies tonight!" “That would be totally criminal!" Fausto said, his eyes full of admiration.
And of course the Swarm was everywhere, all jabbering to one another on their interface rings. Swarmers had skintennas surged into them so they could call one another from anywhere, even inside Valentino Mansions dumb walls.
The Specials hadn't hunted Tally, of course. Why would they? They'd rescued her, bringing her home after she'd left the city to track down Shay. The thought of Specials always left her spinning, but that was just because their cruel ...
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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