It is well-known to regular readers of this blog that I am unable to resist post-apocalyptic and dystopian fiction. This is perhaps also known to Razorbill, because they sent me an advance copy of The Other Side of the Island. I read it in one sitting, on a recent flight. The Other Side of the Islandby Allegra Goodman, is a post-apocalyptic novel set in a future world in which much of the Earth has been flooded.
The Other Side of the Island by Allegra Goodman is about a brave girl named Honor, born in the eighth year of Enclosure, living in a society controlled by the Earth Mother and her Corporation. They sing songs, ignore curfew, and do not pray to Earth Mother.
Families are only allowed to have one child, but Honor also has a younger brother. Despite her great effort, Honor has great trouble trying to fit in with the other girls at her school. Honor has a constant fear that her parents will be caught and taken, and she and her brother would be orphans forced to live at school— and one day, she discovers that her parents are missing.
She is scared and lives alone with her younger brother at her home. Eventually she is discovered and is forced to live at school. The girls in her class no longer accept Honor because of her orphan status.
Honor and Helix, both trying to escape from school, devise a plan to escape during a great storm, which happens every couple of years. I found this book very interesting and unique among other dystopian novels. I really liked the surprise ending and found the whole book really interesting.
I finished this book in one day because it was so good and I could not put it down. Recommended for anyone with an interest in dystopian novels, The Other Side of the Island is for ages ten and up.Report abuse.
Transcript of The other side of the island. The other side of the island book project pages By: cassidy keeven Part One: Chapter 6: Helix and Honor had to clean the stoves in the boarders house because .
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Our main character is Honor, a ten year old girl who has recently relocated to island with her parents, in a time described as "the eighteenth glorious year of the Enclosure.".
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For example Th emaijn idea a reader should away with when reading this book is that the other side of the island has a secret behind it. Nov 09, · Book Review: The Other Side of the Island by Allegra Goodman Ever since Honor moved to Island with her parents from the wild Northern Islands, she’s been noticing that her parents don’t quite fit in.
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