Oct 02, Sarah rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Peter and Jude go back to their respective cells, to make it seem as though Richard Pincent has won. I loved the way the story continues and the fact that most of it is from Peter's POV.
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Here were my main problems with the book: All in all, great read.
Peter has to live with a lot of hostility in Pincent Pharma, though Dr Edwards seems more positively inclinded towards the Surpluses. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
The Resistance (novel) - Wikipedia
While still working covertly for the Underground, Peter agrees to take a job working for his grandfather at Pincent Pharma. The Underground is a group resistance, they go against everything the Authority and the declaration stand for.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Personally I can't understand the bad reviews. How far is this one mapley going to keep his grip on one of the most powerful positions in society?
AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Now she's taking care of a baby and cooking nice meals and acting like a regular ol' Legal? So much is going on, i love it!
Having escaped the horrors of Grange Hall, Peter and Anna are living freely on the Outside, trying hard to lead normal lives, but unable to leave the terror of the Declaration—and their experiences as surpluses—completely behind them.
And few people are. Peter and Anna are living together, taking care of Anna's one-year-old brother, Ben. She lives in Tbe with her family.
Pincent Pharma is responsible for Longevity, the drug that makes an extended life possible. More about Gemma Malley. And Anna and Peter go all the way back to the Middle Ages, with her taking care of malleh children and Peter going to work.
Peter plans to spy on the creation of Longevity and report back to the Underground - those fighting against eternal life. Just as they are about to escape in a boat, a guard spots them and Dr Edwards sacrifices himself to make it possible for the others to leave. Peter uses this opportunity to get information for the Underground.
Pip's reaction to Peter handing him the file he stole, as a last favour to the Underground, however, reveals that something is off to the reader.
Illegal children called Surpluses are kept in prisons and taught that their existence is a sin. For example, wealthy politicians may take the drug and still have children. I also like newly introduced character Jude a malleu. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. The year is Very good book, super fast paced, finished in a few hrs.
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Overall amazing a little slow at first though. But there is more to the drug than Peter and Anna could have ever imagined He takes the job with the intention of spying on the pharmaceutical company for the rebels, but his co-workers are persuasive about the benefits of eternal life and he loses track of his goals.
Both are determined to aid the resistance movement and to opt-out of signing the Declaration. The on-going story continues to provoke, raising issues about our desire to live longer, redistance price we pay for immortality, the cost to the world as we use our resources carelessly and so on. Open Preview See a Problem? I was happy to see the inside of the place that makes people live forever.