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.
“But they mostly looked like us, I thought. ... Tally loved seeing how she looked in new clothes, even silly ones. Part of her could still remember back before, when looking in the mirror had been painful, her eyes too close together ...
It was Zane, suddenly next to her, looking all of his two-meter maximum pretty height in the ancient black uniform. “Give it?” "A hundred milli-Helens? Five hundred? Maybe a whole Helen?” Tally took a steadying breath, looking down at ...
Zane released her from his gaze and looked out across the river. “You were running from the operation.” “I was following Shay I had to stay ugly to find her.” “To rescue her,” he said, then trained his golden eyes on her again.
She looked up at the party tower and the distant hot-air balloons, blinking and catching her breath. She could make PRETTIES 37.
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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