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The Giver
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9 years, 4 months ago at Feb 24 20:35
This was a very nice book, I particularly enjoyed the memories. While Jonas and The Giver are having their 'training sessions', everyone else goes about their average, boring lives. (Personally, I'd despise living like that.) The ending, I thought, was a bit cliffy (cliffhanger-like), and the very end of the book dissapointed me. It was still a good book, though, and Lowry deserved the medal, in m... read more
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Description: The Giver is a dystopian children's novel by Lois Lowry. It is set in a society which is at first presented as a utopian society and gradually appears more and more dystopian. The novel follows a boy named Jonas through the twelfth year of his life. The society has eliminated pain and strife by converting to "Sameness," a plan that has also eradicated emotional depth from their lives. Jonas is selected to inherit the position of "Receiver of Memory," the person who stores all the past memories of the time before Sameness, in case they are ever needed to aid in decisions that others lack the experience to make ... (more)
Manufacturer: Laurel-Leaf
Release date: 10 September 1993
ISBN-10 : 0440237688 | ISBN-13: 9780440237686
Tags: Scifi (1), Childhood (1), Humanity (1), Dystopia (1), Kindle (1), Ebook (1), Futuristic Society (1)
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