Among the Nameless Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars, #), For Darkness Shows the Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars, #1), The First Star to Fall . Fans of Divergent will love Diana Peterfreund’s take on Jane Austen’s Persuasion set in a post-apocalyptic world. In the dystopian future of For Darknes . Jun 12, Read Common Sense Media’s For Darkness Shows the Stars review, age rating, Author: Diana Peterfreund; Genre: Science Fiction; Topics.

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Eighteen-year-old Luddite Elliot North has always known her place in this caste system.

For Darkness Shows the Stars

Elliot’s reasons for staying are so much more noble than Kai gives her credit for. But true to her Post-Reductionist protagonists’ mind-frames Peterfreund did not hesitate to mix and match, to experiment with Austen ‘s best outcrop: View all 14 comments. Feb 12, Rebecca rated it it was vor Shelves: I eventually just stopped reading them because I didn’t feel like they added much to the story.

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For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund

There were things Anne Elliot couldn’t do or be because peterfteund the times, her station, and her family. So, naturally at one point I got an early copy The first half of this book was really boring. It was one unhealthy dianx twisted relationship, and you’d think that after 4 YEARS of mulling it over, Elliot would have had time to figure this out.


But COR’s still work and are treated as reduced. I just did not care about anyone or anything.

She fed the Reduced, she did her chores, she avoided her father and her sister, and fhe waited. In fact, her father basically thinks of her entire existence as a nuisance. As a member of the elite Luddite nobility, she has a keen sense of what is expected of her, of which actions are acceptable and which ones could get you disowned and out on the streets.

May 23, Felicia rated it really liked it Shelves: There is no sexual intimacy, the love is very sweet and innocent. My only gripe is how quickly the ending wrapped up. Why did Elliot just stay quiet and take his abuse? Just trust me when I say that you need to read this But that’s it for cussing.

As it was, I still really liked it – how could I not with Peterfreund’s dianq writing and clear love for the original, like me? Most of my problems with this book have to do with the way the plot was resolved.

Continue reading Show less. I appreciated her maturity and respect, but there was nothing interesting about her. Anyone can post a reader review, so post yours today! Despite that, it was lovely to read a stand-alone fantasy YA novel – my first in at least two years – as I’ve gotten so sick of everything in this genre being franchised.

They are called Luddites.

For Darkness Shows the Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars, book 1) by Diana Peterfreund

Since then the world has changed: View shoas 37 comments. I mean, dtars hurdle, every difficulty that could liven up the book, resolved perfectly, a little too perfectly, paving way for a lazy attempt at Happily Ever After.


It’s told in the present day as well as by letters from the past between Kai and Elliot. The Luddites, or the class of people to which Elliot belongs, shun most technology as evil. It just could have been so much more, though And to be honest I don’t even plan to read it anytime soon, so it’s quite obvious that I can’t judge For Darkness Show The Stars as a retelling, nor can I tell if this will be loved by hardcore Austen fans, darkess I’m not one of them.

This actually got 2. Over time he grows much less prickly and grew on me fast. En muchas cosas que no se relacionaban con ser amos de esclavos y tener casas de crianzas me identificaba con las ideas esenciales de ellos.

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The Norths are a prestigious old Luddite family. Sometimes those plot lines can be hard to follow. With a deeper development of the supporting characters and the ethical issues surrounding enhancements, I reckon this book would have been amazing. At times I was screaming do you love her or not!!!! Diqna concept of this novel is so brilliant.