GOLDEN SON by Pierce Brown

GOLDEN SON Pierce Brown (pierce-brown.com) Hodder & Stoughton (www.hodder.co.uk) £16.99 Two years after his victory at the Institute, Darrow au Andromedus, the Red who now lives the life of a Gold, is on the cusp of repeating the trick at the Academy, and gaining command of a fleet of Gold vessels. It is a surprise […]

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The 2014 Round-Up

As another year draws to a close, it’s time for my annual retrospective of what’s gone on at Reader Dad. There’s a lot to cover this year, so without further ado… THE ROUND-UP As the reading year closes, I have read 65 books this year, more than every year except last year, but I had […]

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RED RISING by Pierce Brown

RED RISING Pierce Brown (pierce-brown.com) Hodder & Stoughton (www.hodder.co.uk) £12.99 I would have lived in peace. But my enemies brought me war. It is a world in which humanity has evolved into a colour-coded caste system, with Reds – manual labourers and menial workers – at the bottom, and the spoilt, rich Golds at the […]

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