Among the Nameless Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars, #), For Darkness Shows the Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars, #1), The First Star to Fall . Fans of Divergent will love Diana Peterfreund’s take on Jane Austen’s Persuasion set in a post-apocalyptic world. In the dystopian future of For Darknes . Jun 12, Read Common Sense Media’s For Darkness Shows the Stars review, age rating, Author: Diana Peterfreund; Genre: Science Fiction; Topics.

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Even though the synopsis tells a bit, I still was floundering.

In Persuasion, Anne Elliot turned down Wentworth’s initial proposal because her family deemed him unworthy. I loved the set up so much, I wish I could give the book more stars.

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Lists with This Book. The things he said about her and her family when she is doing the best she can I have very mixed feelings to be honest.

thd As evil sars he is, he can’t be that callous to cut out a perfect asset, the orchard, for a better view of sea. Persuasion, though beautiful, is not my favorite Austen novel. One other significant change that I thought worked really well for a modern YA audience is the character of Elliot. Not all children of the Reduced are Reduced as well. Post are smart sometimes smarter than Luddites.

Basically, the strings were all tied together but it seemed a bit too convenient for me.

Cannot wait to read the next book! It feels like the beginning to a series.

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But I am happy to say that I greatly enjoyed this post-apocalyptic story! I wish I could have gone in there and drop kicked them in the face! Kai drew me into the book, not really understanding were he was emotionally with Elliot gave me a mystery I craved. The North peterfreknd is struggling to survive and with many servants leaving and crop yields diminishing, peetrfreund outlook is bleak.


In For Darkness Shows the Stars no clones are to be found. Looking for a particular type of book? The world and its sinister history, the characters and their eerily perfect names, the writing and its effortless flow–they’re all so interlocked and balanced, coming together so as to make hours go by like seconds. Therefore, I think you wtars enjoy this book more if you viewed it as a romance being set in a post-apocalyptic world instead of a full-on Sci-Fi.

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For Darkness Shows the Stars is written in style which fans of classic literature will enjoy. It had that indefinable something working for it, and the heart of it, the way it mirrored Persuasion but adapted to fit a wholly different environment, was really compelling to me. The Key to Everything.

Since then the world has changed: Honestly, For Darkness Shows the Stars peterfrreund pretty freaking incredible.

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But the world around them is changing, and the new questions that arise about things they’ve always accepted as fact just may change them as well. Readers who are used to new fast and gritty style of writing might be bored, but I think lovers of classics will enjoy reading For Darkness Shows the Stars. It makes it all a little lighter, which is sad because there’s really nothing that Peterfreund could do differently and still have it suit the audience.

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Elliot had had enough. Want to Read saving…. Elliot is repeatedly described as having brown skin, almond-shaped eyes, and long black hair. This novel stayed true to the Spirit of Austen, took a few well-intentioned liberties that may or may not have panned out, and managed to tell a good story, too. They wear simple clothes, don’t embrace technology and are what they think “taking” care of others that are less like them. It was plain ol’ boring. She just wants to keep her Posts cared for and safe.

They went something like this: I also liked Melissa Nathan ‘s contemporary chicklit version Persuading Anniebut I loathed the change of point-of-view in the fan-fiction-like None But You. However, in ‘For Darkness Shows the Stars’, the balance of emotions is not quite so perfect.

Your purchase helps us remain independent and ad-free. And again, she’s faced with a choice: She also chooses to stay behind, though it hurts her, because the responsibility she feels to the farm and everyone living on it.

The futuristic world is beautifully built—original with many thought-provoking ties to the present and the past. The Luddite baron’s daughter and the COR mechanic’s son can’t be seen socializing so they leave letters for each in a knot in the barn wall.

Waiting for years after Kai left to feel at peace with her decision?

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