The Kingdom (English Edition)

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The Kingdom (English Edition)
Jess Rothenberg
Henry Holt And Co. (BYR)

A half-android, half-human girl is accused of murder in Jess Rothenberg's tautly-paced YA thriller, The Kingdom, perfect for fans of Westworld and The Lunar Chronicles.

"This sublime blend of The Stepford Wives and Westworld is richly composed and intricately plotted." —Kirkus Reviews

Welcome to the Kingdom… where "Happily Ever After" isn’t just a promise, but a rule.

Glimmering like a jewel behind its gateway, The Kingdom™ is an immersive fantasy theme park where guests soar on virtual dragons, castles loom like giants, and bioengineered species—formerly extinct—roam free.

Ana is one of seven Fantasists, beautiful “princesses” engineered to make dreams come true. When she meets park employee Owen, Ana begins to experience emotions beyond her programming including, for the first time… love.

But the fairytale becomes a nightmare when Ana is accused of murdering Owen, igniting the trial of the century. Through courtroom testimony, interviews, and Ana’s memories of Owen, emerges a tale of love, lies, and cruelty—and what it truly means to be human.

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The Kingdom di Jess Rothenberg | Recensione di DeborahStamberga d'Inchiostro

The Kingdom è un romanzo affascinante e coinvolgente, una storia che getta un occhio al futuro basandosi su un intreccio di fantasia. Insieme ad Ana riusciremo a ricomporre il puzzle, ponendo ogni piccolo tassello al proprio posto, fino a delineare un finale sorprendente e piacevole che lascia spazio e speranza ad un seguito. Continua…

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