Lark Ascending

Lark Ascending

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The thrilling conclusion to The Skylark Trilogy Revolution is brewing in the city within the Wall. The city stands divided, and war is imminent. The rebels need a leader. After months beyond the Wall, Lark returns with Oren by her side, prepared to overthrow the Institute once and for all. But Lark's triumphant homecoming is short-lived when another leader emerges to unite the rebels: Eve, a mysterious Renewable. Lark wonders if Eve's powers will bring them strength--or bring humanity's final downfall.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 322 pages
  • 149 x 223 x 29mm | 540g
  • Minneapolis, United States
  • English
  • 0761388672
  • 9780761388678
  • 1,023,551

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"Fans of the Skylark trilogy will welcome the third and final installment of the series. Gone are any remnants of Lark Ainsley's struggle to come to grips with her power. Here, as the title suggests, she is truly Lark ascendant--confident, powerful and ready to lead her people through the coming revolution. But she's not the only one. Eve the Renewable, freed from the architects' cage and alight with magic, is equally prepared for battle. But whose side is she on? With a familiar cast of well-rounded and compelling supporting characters, Lark is given room to shine as a reluctant leader who has fully come in to her own. The connection shared by Lark and Eve is both one of the best and one of the most frustrating parts of the novel. Readers will undoubtedly be intrigued by the suggestion that these powerful women are two sides of the same coin. The glimpses of their shared memories and telepathic link add depth and suspense. Unfortunately, the ties that bind them are revealed grindingly slowly, particularly given their importance to the story. And again, the overcomplicated history of this dystopian world may leave readers scratching their heads. That said, this is a mighty strong finish to the trilogy, and there is plenty to keep readers turning the pages." --Kirkus Reviews

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