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Naughts & Crosses (Noughts and Crosses, 1) (udgave 2005)

af Malorie Blackman (Forfatter)

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An electrifying, bittersweet love story with echoes of Romeo and Juliet, set in a society divided by racial bigotry and a world rocked by terrorism. Adapted from Malorie Blackman's best-selling novels. Sephy (a Cross) is the daughter of the Deputy Prime Minister. Callum is the son of a Nought agitator. United by a shared sense of injustice as children, and separated by intolerance as they grow up, their desire to be together begins to eclipse all family loyalty - sparking a political crisis of unimaginable proportions. 'I wanted to turn society as we know it on its head, with new names for the major divisions, i.e. Noughts (the underclass) and Crosses (the majority, ruling society)' - Malorie Blackman Dominic Cooke's adaptation of Noughts & Crosses was first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2007.… (mere)
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Titel:Naughts & Crosses (Noughts and Crosses, 1)
Forfattere:Malorie Blackman (Forfatter)
Info:Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (2005), Edition: Illustrated, 400 pages
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Noughts and Crosses [Royal Shakespeare Company] af Malorie Blackman

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I first read Noughts & Crosses around five years ago and gave it an instant five star rating. On reading it again, I saw why it had so appealed to my fifteen year old self and also that it still appealed to me now at almost-twenty. But I still felt the need to drop it from a five star rating to a four.

Noughts & Crosses is the powerful moving tale of a world divided into two: the pale skinned noughts, like Callum, who are considered second class citizens, and the dark skinned Crosses, like Sephy, who are the elite and privileged. The two divisions are never meant to collide. Sephy and Callum did. Friends since childhood, as they grow older their worlds begin to change and it is not so easy to be together, as friends or as anything more. Sephy is naive and doesn't understand why the world has to be this way. Callum is learning the hard way what it means to be a nought in a Cross world.

I enjoyed the story as much as I did the first time, couldn't put it down for the day and a bit it took me to finish, and again I cried buckets at the end. But this time I was more aware of little things that annoyed me about the writing, such as the immaturity of some of the narration and the overuse of exclamation marks. I tried to tell myself this is just how people of that age speak (Sephy being fourteen for most of the novel and Callum sixteen) and there was still a clear difference between the two narrative voices, but it still got under my skin a little. Maybe I'm just being picky.

Overall, I was still satisfied with the book as I had loved it when I first read it. I was still moved and angry and sad and full of emotion when I read it. The development of the two main characters and their friendship was beautifully done. I felt for them. How hard it must be, when something was always seemed right to you only to be told that it's wrong. The ending was brave! But at the same time it seemed inevitable, for the world that was described. I'm not ready to let go yet, so I'm glad I have the next three books here beside me! ( )
  crashmyparty | Feb 10, 2014 |
I absolutely love this book. It grabbed my attention right from the start and didn't let go until I finished the book. Then I went out and bought the rest in the series. It's a must read. The relationship between Callum and Sephy was breathtaking. A great read. ( )
  Al_Stone | Jan 21, 2012 |
The story of Callum and Persephone (Sephy) whose relationship is doomed by the prejudices of their respective families and the society they live in. Deep rooted bigotry, suspicion and intolerance of all those around them will never allow the young characters in this book to bridge the divide that separates the noughts and crosses. In this story the dark skinned 'crosses' hold the upper hand in the society while the noughts are the downtrodden.
  lyndasisson | May 25, 2011 |
Noughts and Crosses was a really good book. It was imaginative and a very easy read. The book gives good insight into the extreme sides to racism and what it was like years ago. Although the main points in the book are harsh they are very relevant and very true. ( )
  Yr10lit | Oct 20, 2010 |
A book for teenagers, but definitely older teenagers because some of the events are truly shocking. The story turns racism on its head, creates a world where the black population holds the upper hand in society, and white people are known, derogatorily,as 'blankers'. Whether this word, within the confines of a book, can gain the same blow-to-the-stomach impact as the N-word is doubtful, but it is clear where the author is coming from. The book highlights things that are not often appreciated (the colour of sticking plasters, the glossing over of achievements by black people in history), and the author uses her fictional world to subtly point out inequalities we may not realise are there. If I have a criticism, it's the whole 'noughts and crosses' thing: it seemed to serve no purpose other than to provide a title of the novel, and a black and white cover. ( )
1 stem jayne_charles | Sep 7, 2010 |
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An electrifying, bittersweet love story with echoes of Romeo and Juliet, set in a society divided by racial bigotry and a world rocked by terrorism. Adapted from Malorie Blackman's best-selling novels. Sephy (a Cross) is the daughter of the Deputy Prime Minister. Callum is the son of a Nought agitator. United by a shared sense of injustice as children, and separated by intolerance as they grow up, their desire to be together begins to eclipse all family loyalty - sparking a political crisis of unimaginable proportions. 'I wanted to turn society as we know it on its head, with new names for the major divisions, i.e. Noughts (the underclass) and Crosses (the majority, ruling society)' - Malorie Blackman Dominic Cooke's adaptation of Noughts & Crosses was first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2007.

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