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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We tell this to customers just to watch their jaws drop No sudden resolution of complex conflict. She’s supposed to be brash and determined. Though Elliot still harbors deep feelings for her former friend, he seems interested only in showing her how well he’s done.

Waiting for years after Kai left to feel at peace with her decision? How is it different? I think this is mainly down to the romance, or lack thereof. Her inner conflict over whether to uphold the Luddite anti-technology protocol as she has always been taught or to allow plant grafting that might allow her workers to be better fed and the farm to be more successful is believable and will encourage readers to come up with their own answers.

Most of my problems with this book have to do with the way the plot was resolved. As described in the synopsis to the book there are different what you may say classes to society in there present day. That would really do a disservice to the core story of Persuasion.

I’d say I don’t know what to say, but I do. But I liked that he was a tyrant. Although I must admit that I enjoyed reading For Darkness Shows the Stars, I found this futuristic re-telling of one of my riana Austen novels to be a disappointment. So, ya know, not going to waste any more time talking about how I misinterpreted what this book was going to be about again, duh on me lol and how I only highlighted one passage syars this review one!!!!! We don’t get to know what actually made Elliot reconcile to the advantages of genetic modification or what happens to rest of the world.


So when he finally returns, extremely rich and successful, it’s understandable that he wants to show Anne exactly what she missed out on and it doesn’t hurt sars he is super hot, too This is a really hard book to discuss. Read on for more about Merrie and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!

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It’s its own creation, and though there are these changes in the core of who the characters are, I think for the most part, they’re suited to the story Peterfreund created. But no, every time he’s rude to her, hurts her, she goes crawling back to him. Although it might seem like I had a lot of misgivings about this book, I actually really enjoyed it.

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For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund

Diana Peterfreund is an excellent writer who really knew what she was doing when she decided to do a retelling of an Austen novel. Seriously, that didn’t need to take up half the book.

Ever heard of dignity or maybe self-respect? And somehow Kai ended up being a bigger douche than Captain Wentworth – Kai’s not just cold and distant, but is almost maliciously cruel at times, not really a good thing. But the Luddites would rather let people die than risk giving up their control of the world. So of course, they decided to round them up and install them as slave labor on plantations and farms.

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Four years ago he fled the estate and tried to convince Elliot to come with him. Maybe if I read Persuasion by Jane Austen I would have a better understanding for the motivations behind the characters and why they acted the way they did, but on the other hand I think that a book should be able to stand alone and be likable whether I read the classic it was based off of or not.


On the neighboring island of Albion, no one suspects that the Wild Poppy is actually famously frivolous aristocrat Persis Blake. The relationship between Elliot and Kai was no Anne and Wentworth. Elliot is constantly defending the beliefs she’s been raised to have and are still valid. Not all children of the Reduced are Reduced as well.

It kind of just fades as the pages wind down.

It’s a longing for something that’s long gone combined with a tiny hope of maybe. She darknwss everything that actually matters such as managing the money, caring for the workers, and making sure everyone has enough to eat on the family estate and gets none of the credit. Luddites govern the land while Reduced are servants. For Your Family Log in Sign me up. Like, I could give it four stars, but two stars as well.

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

So now the Luddites rule. There are a few differences that really make this book its own, and not just a copy cat. As far as anyone knew, there was nothing left of the world but these two islands, these quarter of a million square kilometers, these people and these mountains and these animals and this society. For Darkness Shows the Stars is one of those book that takes time to develop but when it grip you, it does showx let you go until the end.

Why couldn’t they stand each other again? She’d been cold and cruel and disloyal and distant. Glad I got that off my shoulders! Several Posts are incredibly loyal to her, but they are never shown to have any conflict, any deeper feelings about staying on the plantation.

FDSTS has lots of flaws.