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.
Shay took her hand. “Don't worry, Tally-wa. You're already famous. There's no reason to be nervous.” “That's easy for you to say.” Even though they'd been born on the same day, Shay had become pretty weeks and weeks before Tally.
She looked at the empty glass in her hand and wondered how many she'd had. “It was just a thing I had to do.” As she said the words, Tally knew that they sounded bogus. “A special circumstance?" Zane asked, his smile wry.
She leaned against the balcony rail and took a deep breath. “Yeah,” he said. “Did you ever?” The empty champagne glass slipped from her hand and tumbled into the blackness. “Look out below.” Zane murmured, a smile on his lips.
Whoever it was had to have escaped down the stairs. Alarms could be switched off, she'd pulled that trick herself a million times as an ugly. Tally reached out toward the door, her hand shaking. If a siren started blaring, ...
Fireworks lit the sky again, turning the blood on her hand bright red, each drop a little mirror reflecting the explosion overhead. There were hovercars in the sky now, lots of them. Tally felt something slipping away as she bled, ...
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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