Divergent - Divergent Trilogy Book 1 (Paperback)Veronica Roth (author)
- 10+ in stock
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.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 480 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 42 mm
Edition: 10th Anniversary edition
Praise for DIVERGENT:
"Riveting ... A memorable, unpredictable journey from which it is nearly impossible to turn away." Publishers Weekly
"This gritty, paranoid world is built with careful details and intriguing scope. The plot clips along at an addictive pace, with steady jolts of brutal violence and swoony romance. Fans snared by the ratcheting suspense will be unable to resist speculating on their own factional allegiance. Guaranteed to fly off the shelves." Kirkus Reviews
"With brisk pacing and lavish flights of imagination, Divergent clearly has thrills, but it also movingly explores a more common adolescent anxiety - the painful realisation that coming into one's own sometimes means leaving family behind, both ideologically and physically." New York Times
"The next big thing." Rolling Stone
"Thrilling" US Weekly
"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
You may also be interested in...
“Love and Society”
Divergent is a novel that is best read prior to viewing the film adaptation, for the reason that you can only truly feel connected with the world of Beatrice Prior by reading Veronica Roth's detailed descriptions... More
“A Great Read!”
I want to thank Waterstones for sending me this book to review. It's a book I had been vaguely aware of through comments (all good) on Facebook and Twitter and I had added it to my Wishlist as something to be... More
The book was read in three days by myself. I absoutley loved it and wasn't able to put it down, it seemed as if it was permenantley attached to my hand. It was an amazing read which was both heart-warming and... More
Please sign in to write a review
Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App?
Alternatively, for multiple items you may find it easier to add to basket, then pay online and collect in as little as 2 hours, subject to availability.