May 2011 New Gen Debut of the Month.
This is a heart-pounding and thrilling urban dystopian fiction debut from an exciting young author. Divergent is a novel of non-stop suspense and twists and turn that you least expect. There's romance too and a heroine who is determined to fulfill her plans even when conflict seems the only course of action.
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Divergent with a special edition of the internationally bestselling series that inspired a series of major motion pictures starring Shailene Woodley. This edition features exclusive content from Veronica Roth and beautiful reimagined cover art from award-winning illustrator Victo Ngai. In the world of Divergent, society is divided into five factions - Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful) and Erudite (the intelligent). Every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. Beatrice Prior must choose between staying with her family and being who she really is. Her choice shocks everyone - including herself. During the initiation that follows, Tris and her fellow initiates undergo extreme tests with devastating consequences. As initiation transforms them, Tris must determine who her friends really are - and whether she can trust the man who both threatens and protects her. Because Tris has a deadly secret. And as growing conflict threatens to unravel their seemingly perfect society, this secret might save those she loves ... or it might destroy her.
|Publication date:||1st June 2021|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Primary Genre||Children's & YA Fiction|
Praise for DIVERGENT:
'A taut and shiveringly exciting read! Tris is exactly the sort of unflinching and fierce heroine I love. I couldn't turn the pages fast enough.' - Melissa Marr, bestselling author of Wicked Lovely
'Divergent is a captivating, fascinating book that kept me in constant suspense and was never short on surprises. It will be a long time before I quit thinking about this haunting vision of the future.' - James Dashner, author of The Maze Runner
'Well-written and brilliantly executed, Divergent is a heart-pounding debut that cannot be missed. Tris stands out in her action-packed, thrilling, and emotionally honest journey to determine who she wants to be in a society that demands she conform. It's dystopian fiction at its best!' - Kiersten White, New York Times bestselling author of Paranormalcy
Veronica Roth is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Divergent trilogy. Now a full-time writer, Ms. Roth and her husband live in Chicago. Veronica was born on August 19th 1988 and was brought up in Barrington, Illinois. She wrote the first book in the Divergent trilogy, Divergent, while on while on winter break in her senior year at Northwestern University Her career took off rapidly with the success of her first novel, with the movie rights sold before she graduated college. The international blockbuster movie adaptation of Divergent by Summit Films, home of ...More About Veronica Roth