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Divergent (original 2011; edition 2011)

by Veronica Roth

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Member:wilpotts
Title:Divergent
Authors:Veronica Roth
Info:New York : Katherine Tegen Books, 2011.
Collections:Your library
Rating:***1/2
Tags:fiction, 21st century, american, ya, dystopian, chicago, factions, bravery, arc, returned

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Divergent by Veronica Roth (2011)

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very well written book. draws you in, hard to put down! ( )
  Cornnnhead | Aug 30, 2016 |
It was a good teen ficiton novel. The main Character is a little slow to develop but I love the world the author creates. ( )
  TegarSault | Aug 22, 2016 |
It took me much longer than I thought it would to get into the story. I ended up liking it quite a bit and think I'll continue on with the next part of the trilogy. ( )
  amcheri | Aug 22, 2016 |
It starts off so slow that I almost stopped reading. Thankfully, it picked up after about 15% of the way through the book and got a lot better. There was many things happening that made me as a reader shocked. I had to continue on to find out more. ( )
  eeminxs | Aug 5, 2016 |
Eerste boek herinner ik me niet zoveel van, tweede was best saai (denk ik) maar derde was perfect!! ( )
  unicornsareawesome | Jul 27, 2016 |
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“Divergent” holds its own in the genre, with brisk pacing, lavish flights of imagination and writing that occasionally startles with fine detail.
 
Cliques writ large take over in the first of a projected dystopian trilogy.
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Roth, Veronicaprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Galvin, EmmaNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Koob-Pawis, PetraTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Tippie, JoelCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.
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In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.… (more)

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