Red Rising: Red Rising Series 1 - Red Rising Series (Paperback)
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Red Rising: Red Rising Series 1 - Red Rising Series (Paperback)

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Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 25/09/2014
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The first book in the incredible New York Times bestselling series

The Earth is dying. Darrow is a Red, a miner in the interior of Mars. His mission is to extract enough precious elements to one day tame the surface of the planet and allow humans to live on it.

The Reds are humanity's last hope. Or so it appears, until the day Darrow discovers it's all al lie. That Mars has been habitable - and inhabited - for generations, by a class of people calling themselves the Golds.

A class of people who look down on Darrow and his fellows as slave labour, to be exploited and worked to death without a second thought. Until the day that Darrow, with the help of a mysterious group of rebels, disguises himself as a Gold and infiltrates their command school, intent on taking down his oppressors from the inside. But the command school is a battlefield - and Darrow isn't the only student with an agenda.

Break the chains. Live for more.

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 9781444758993
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 274 g
Dimensions: 197 x 129 x 27 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"It has hints of Harry Potter and Hunger Games, but it is its own animal. And it is not YA. The writing is excellent and the story is better. This is one terrific fantasy book, and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone." - Terry Brooks 

"Pierce offers a Hollywood-ready story with plenty of action and thrills"

"Pierce Brown's relentlessly entertaining debut channels the excitement of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card."

"With all of the tension of The Hunger Games and heady dose of savagery that lives somewhere in the space between The Lord of the Flies and ancient Greek mythology that revels in the violent deeds of the deities of old, RED RISING is compulsively readable and exceedingly entertaining. The blend of familiar and unfailingly effective machinations that clash with the stark new reality Brown has created make this tale a must for both fans of classic sci-fi and fervent followers of new school dystopian epics." - Fantasy Review
"RED RISING wouldn't exist without the countless classics it takes its cues from, but this great debut builds a formidable fortress upon their familiar foundations, making such interesting alterations along the way that its piecemeal parts are essentially rendered unrecognisable. Like mankind has in the past, Pierce Brown reaches for the stars, and mostly hits that monumental mark." http://www.tor.com/blogs/2014/01/book-review-red-rising-pierce-brown

"The heart-stopping excitement of the Hunger Games meets the pulse-pounding majesty and complexity of Game of Thrones, all wrapped up in the visionary beauty and melancholy of Blade Runner... A shot of adrenalin for your imagination." - Star Magazine

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“Simply Awesome”



In a similar style to The Hunger Games this is a story of an underdog reclaiming the right to choose his own destiny and hopefully free his people at the same time.
The novel is set at some relatively distant... More

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Darrow has big Red hands and destroys things in the mines of Mars, a man at 13 when he started down the mines he is now a Hell diver, one of the select few who can handle the giant machines that help... More

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“Red Rising”

In a similar style to The Hunger Games this is a story of an underdog reclaiming the right to choose his own destiny and hopefully free his people at the same time.
The novel is set at some relatively distant point in... More

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