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The Giver (1) (Giver Quartet) af Lois Lowry
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The Giver (1) (Giver Quartet) (original 1993; udgave 1993)

af Lois Lowry (Forfatter)

Serier: The Giver Quartet (1)

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Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
Medlem:Supermanwaswrong
Titel:The Giver (1) (Giver Quartet)
Forfattere:Lois Lowry (Forfatter)
Info:Clarion Books (2014), Edition: Reprint, Media Tie In, 240 pages
Samlinger:Dit bibliotek
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Jonas er udvalgt af Lois Lowry (1993)

  1. 263
    1984 af George Orwell (cflorente)
  2. 181
    Fagre nye verden af Aldous Huxley (chrisharpe, afyfe)
    chrisharpe: I see I am in a minority but, although the idea behind the book is a good one, The Giver struck me as quite clumsy. A much more effective exploration of similar themes is Huxley's "Brave New World".
  3. 203
    Tjenerindens fortælling af Margaret Atwood (cflorente)
  4. 192
    Dødsspillet af Suzanne Collins (writecathy)
  5. 150
    The City of Ember af Jeanne DuPrau (FFortuna)
    FFortuna: The Giver is much darker, but are similar in premise.
  6. 176
    Tuck Everlasting af Natalie Babbitt (_Zoe_)
    _Zoe_: Another children's book that manages both to entertain and to make you think. These are two of my favourites.
  7. 100
    Løbeild af Suzanne Collins (jessicastatzer)
  8. 100
    Uglies af Scott Westerfeld (KamTonnes)
    KamTonnes: Uglies and The Giver both portray societies that limit conflict by having very specific rules, roles, and expectations for everyone. Also, in both stories, the main characters slowly start to question the values of their respective communities.
  9. 51
    Matched : Cassias valg af Ally Condie (Trojanprincess, frankiejones)
    Trojanprincess: The two worlds seem similar in the way that every aspect of their livee are controlled.
  10. 40
    The House of the Scorpion af Nancy Farmer (jbarry)
    jbarry: futuristic take on biomedical ethics and mindbendingly complicated relationships
  11. 40
    Vi af Yevgeny Zamyatin (chrisharpe)
    chrisharpe: Similar themes, We is a lot better written.
  12. 52
    Ender's strategi : roman af Orson Scott Card (ubcsfs)
  13. 30
    Drømmer androider om elektriske får? af Philip K. Dick (mcenroeucsb)
  14. 10
    The Story Box af Monica Hughes (infiniteletters)
  15. 10
    Among the Hidden af Margaret Peterson Haddix (BookshelfMonstrosity)
    BookshelfMonstrosity: In these riveting, suspenseful and thought-provoking dystopian novels, 12-year-old boys learn from inspirational figures about the true nature of their repressive societies: Jonas, from the elderly Giver; Luke, from another hidden -- albeit, more privileged and knowledgeable -- "third child."… (mere)
  16. 10
    Truesight af David Stahler Jr. (TheDivineOomba)
    TheDivineOomba: Very Similar Plot
  17. 10
    The Unnameables af Ellen Booraem (Nikkles)
  18. 10
    The Dubious Hills af Pamela Dean (infiniteletters)
  19. 21
    Never Let Me Go af Kazuo Ishiguro (rhondagrantham)
  20. 10
    The Owl Keeper af Christine Brodien-Jones (wordcauldron)
    wordcauldron: Similarly brain-washy story about a controlled society and how the government tries to suppress the talented people who could break it all down and bring freedom and individualism.

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Explores the possible development of societies searching for perfection.
  BLTSbraille | Sep 22, 2021 |
It wasnt that great but I don't enjoy slow books with not alot of action, I had to read this book for school. The whole concept of a screwed up utopia was ok I guess and its was somwhatedly interesting to read their solutions to things but then the ending wasn't very clear ( )
  Nikki_Sojkowski | Aug 26, 2021 |
One of the granddaddies of dystopian YA, gracefully written, thoughtful, moving - really well done. ( )
  wordloversf | Aug 14, 2021 |
Really enjoyed this novel. Keep an eye out for a review @ www.sezabez.wordpress.com! ( )
  SarahRita | Aug 11, 2021 |
Fascinating and lovely. ( )
  emrsalgado | Jul 23, 2021 |
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It was almost December, and Jonas was beginning to be frightened.
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His mind reeled. Now, empowered to ask questions of utmost rudeness- and promised answers- he could, conceivably (though it was almost unimaginable), ask someone, some adult, his father perhaps: "Do you lie?" But he had no way of knowing if the answer he received were true.
We really have to protect people from wrong choices.
But everyone would be burdened and pained. They don't want that. And that's the real reason The Receiver is so vital to them, and so honored. They selected me-- and you--to lift that burden from themselves.
Jonas did not want to go back. He didn't want the memories, didn't want the honor, didn't want the wisdom, didn't want the pain. He wanted his childhood again, his scraped knees and ball games.
Sometimes I wish they'd ask for my wisdom more often-there are so many things I could tell them; things I wish they would change. But they don't want change. Life here is so orderly, so predictable-so painless. It's what they've chosen.
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