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Alex: A Delirium Short Story

Lauren Oliver

5 Reviews

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Fiction, Children's Fiction

This captivating digital original story set in the world of Lauren Oliver's New York Times bestselling Delirium series focuses on Alex, Lena's first love.

When Alex sacrificed himself to save Lena, he thought he was committing himself to certain death, but what he got was almost worse. Imprisoned and tortured by the guards, his mind forces him to relive a past he would rather forget. But in the dark he grows stronger. Both hopeful and terrified, he fights to find his way back to her and the love he still clings to.

In this digital story that will appeal to fans of Delirium and welcome new admirers to its world, readers will learn of Alex's time after the events of Delirium, as well as the dark past that he has tried to forget.

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Praise for Alex: A Delirium Short Story

  • Praise for the Delirium series - :

  • Lauren Oliver is the rising star of young adult fiction . . . [Delirium] deftly conjures up a recognisably dystopian parallel to our own world, as convincingly terrifying as the North America of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. - The Sunday Times on Delirium

  • Prepare to pull a sickie and be rooted to your chair with one of the most addictive books we've come across in ages . . . A recklessly romantic, smart, poignant and tense read from one of the most exciting writers around . . . Clever, moving and incredibly addictive. - Heat on Delirium

  • I didn't leave my bedroom all weekend after I picked up this Margaret Atwood meets Twilight novel. Ah-ma-zing. - Grazia on Delirium

  • 'A dystopian Romeo and Juliet . . . Lauren Oliver's futuristic vision, set in an alternate but recognisable America, is chillingly realised. - Marie Claire on Delirium

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Lauren Oliver

Lauren Oliver captivated readers with her achingly beautiful first novel, BEFORE I FALL. She followed that up with DELIRIUM and then PANDEMONIUM - the first two books in her compellingly addictive trilogy. The eagerly anticipated final book in the Delirium trilogy, REQUIEM, will publish in Spring 2013.

She is also the author of two novels for young readers, LIESL & PO and THE SPINDLERS, delightful, scary and magical novels that are certain to become modern classics of children's writing. A graduate of the University of Chicago and NYU's MFA program, she lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Find more information at www.laurenoliverbooks.com, or connect with Lauren on Twitter (www.twitter.com/OliverBooks) and on Facebook (www.facebook.com/LoveDelirium).

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