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Ost out of food crops are blighted corruption is spreading through the city and worst of all the lights are failing Soon Ember could be engulfed by darknessBut when two children Lina and Doon discover fra Before The Hunger Games 2008 there was The City of Ember 2003Well that s not exactly true because to be completely honest about it before HG there were the Japanese novel 1999 and then movie 2000 Battle Royale from which only the blind would say that HG isn t based upon or at least heavily inspired by Which don t get me wrong is totally fine inspiration comes in every shape and form and if a great bookmovie inspired HG author Suzanne Collins to write a great series then power to her and fun to us readers So all is good Back to CE the reason why I compare it to HG is because when it came out it was to my knowledge the first post apocalyptic YA to ever hit the market In that DuPrau can only be praised for her originality and avant gardism But there the comparison ends Because if you re looking for poor kids fighting for survival in a beat up world look somewhere else CE is not about that At all Rather it is about discovery both self and world about not taking the truth that s given to us unuestioningly and instead go and look for another one despite all the obstacles along the way So again if you re looking for point blank survival full frontal fights and gruesome deaths you re not going to get it in this book In this sense it is a very clean and very young reader oriented story which however doesn t fail to catch the fancy of older readers as well and thus transcends all age groups The two main characters Lina and Doon are very real very relatable and very likable the story is very satisfactory if somewhat a little slow paced at times the writing is very easy reading and will never make you scratch your head in confusion finally the ending is great and will make you want to pick up book 2 right awayLong story short it s a winner to meOLIVIER DELAYEAuthor of the SEBASTEN OF ATLANTIS series Anayurt Oteli upon or at least heavily inspired by Which don t get me wrong is totally fine inspiration comes in every shape and form and if a great bookmovie inspired HG author Suzanne Collins to write a great series then power to her and fun to the-legend-of-zelda-symphony-of-the-goddesses-piano-solos up world look somewhere else CE is not about that At all Rather it is about discovery both self and world about not taking the truth that s given to 7 Cavalier Of The Abyss Vol 7 us The Bachelors Christmas Bride unuestioningly and instead go and look for another one despite all the obstacles along the way So again if you re looking for point blank survival full frontal fights and gruesome deaths you re not going to get it in this book In this sense it is a very clean and very young reader oriented story which however doesn t fail to catch the fancy of older readers as well and thus transcends all age groups The two main characters Lina and Doon are very real very relatable and very likable the story is very satisfactory if somewhat a little slow paced at times the writing is very easy reading and will never make you scratch your head in confusion finally the ending is great and will make you want to pick Manhattan Boss Diamond Proposal up book 2 right awayLong story short it s a winner to meOLIVIER DELAYEAuthor of the SEBASTEN OF ATLANTIS series

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The City of Ember

An alternate cover edition can be found hereMany hundreds of years ago the city of Ember was created by the Builders to contain everything needed for human survival It workedbut now the storerooms are alm The City of Ember is a young adult novel that is a fantastic allegory for spiritual awakening though I have no idea if it was intended as such The story is of a girl who lives in an underground and completely self contained city created by the Builders The population of the city knows of nothing outside the city in fact though they speak English many of the words in it like sky are not understood in any terms but metaphorically The problem is that the city is falling apart the lights are going out the vast stores of supplies of light bulbs canned food and vitamins are running out The reader is in on a worse calamity namely that a secret message in a timed lock box that was left by the Builders which was meant to be handed down from mayor to mayor and that would open just in time to explain to the city dwellers how to get out of the city was lost many generations back Well being a young adult novel it s pretty predictable in that the box is in our hero s closet but a nice turn of events it is found by our hero s baby sister who chews on it for a while before our hero gets her hands on it leaving the message is only partially legible So the bulk of the story is the deciphering of the message followed by the experience of trying to communicate its contents to the adults who of course don t accept the message where else is there but here which is the euivalent of all prophets experiences of rejection by the status uo And finally there is the adventure of eventual escapeThis book reworks the universal theme of Plato s cave and of all mysticism What we think of as the whole universe is but shadow and further that to enter that kingdom of heaven you must be like a child The insight that this version of that universal story led me to is part of the answer to why childishness is a necessary component of the transformation Children haven t yet become someone Which means who they are is not yet at stake For some reason our culture has this uestion what are you going to be when you grow up Think about the hidden structures and assumptions in that uestion Who are you Have you figured it out yet Is what you do who you are Is what you believe who you are Is who you associate with who you are I write these uestions myself in shadow not in the condition of childishness and with all of this as uaker s say a notion ie not something that I have experienced but rather something I think But this thing that is mostly a notion for me that the distinction between notional and experiential living is key to awakening I am begining in small ways to actually experience

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Gments of an ancient parchment they begin to wonder if there could be a way out of Ember Can they decipher the words from long ago and find a new future for everyone Will the people of Ember listen to the Very interesting and exciting The City of Ember is a dramatic book and the three main characters Lina Doon and Poppy find a dark tunnel where they find a box of matches But they don t know what they are because they haven t discovered movable light yet And I think it is very creative and if you want to know read The City of EmberThe mayor is actually behind some of the problems of Ember Looper Lina s friend s boyfriend and the mayor are hiding rare things such as light bulbs food like peaches and lots of long gone things Lina and Doon find out and tell a guard but instead get hunted down for spreading vicious rumors But they go through the dark tunnel and find a way out of Ember and tell their parents and the three run away from Ember leaving one message


10 thoughts on “The City of Ember

  1. says:

    Maybe 18 months ago I came out of my office to find my 5 year old son laying in the hallway reading a bookHe wasn't just flipping through a pict

  2. says:

    The City of Ember is a young adult novel that is a fantastic allegory for spiritual awakening though I have no idea if it was intended as such The story is of a girl who lives in an underground and completely self contained city created by the “Builders” The population of the city knows of nothing outside the city in fact though they speak English many of the words in it like “sky” are not understood in any term

  3. says:

    DuPrau makes a typical first time novelist mistake throughout this book she doesn’t trust her reader to infer In other words she often over explains following up dialogue and action seuences with redundant descriptions o

  4. says:

    This books makes you appreciate even the smallest of things that you may take for granted I look forward to seeing how th

  5. says:

    The City of Ember Book of Ember #1 Jeanne DuPrauMany hundreds of years ago the city of Ember was created by the Builders to contain everything needed for human survival It worked but now the storerooms are almost

  6. says:

    Before The Hunger Games 2008 there was The City of Ember 2003Well that’s not exactly true because to be completely honest about it before HG there were the Japanese novel 1999 and then movie 2000 Battle Royale

  7. says:

    My 12 year old son just knew I would love this book He's been hounding me to read it since early last spring Finally I have read it and Jacob my son was right Omigosh What first hooked me were the vivid character descriptions that show than tell so the reader can draw their own conclusions The story is told in third person limited in two different perspectives Lina Mayfleet twelve years old sat winding a strand of her

  8. says:

    Very interesting and exciting The City of Ember is a dramatic book and the three main characters Lina Doon and Poppy find a dark tunnel where they find a box of matches But they don't know what they are because they haven't discovered movabl

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    This is for my book report The City of Ember is all about these two regular kids saving their city Doon and Lina had never thought of being twelve years old and getting jobs Lina orriginaly got chosen to work in the sewers as a pipework's laborerbut Doon knew being a messenger wouldn't do anything to help save the city so he traded with Lina Luckily Lina just so happened to be a super fast runner and that's why she thought messenger woul

  10. says:

    This book was a huge thing when I was in the fifth grade The film was coming out and it was one of the pioneers of the YA dystopian genre My sister told me I should read this one despite my adamant hatred of the similar The Hunger Games I'm glad I gave The City of Ember a chance because it's an inspiring spectacular tale of friendship shady politics horrid underground conditions and the story of how humanity rises again

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