Delirium (Delirium Trilogy 1)

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Hodder & Stoughton, Feb 3, 2011 - Fiction - 400 pages
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The first book in the breathtaking DELIRIUM trilogy.

'Lauren Oliver is the rising star of young adult fiction' - Sunday Times

'A dystopian Romeo and Juliet story that deserves to be as massive as Twilight' - Stylist

They say that the cure for love will make me happy and safe forever. And I've always believed them.

Until now.

Now everything has changed. Now, I'd rather be infected with love for the tiniest sliver of a second than live a hundred years suffocated by a lie.

There was a time when love was the most important thing in the world. People would go to the end of the earth to find it. They would tell lies for it. Even kill for it.

Then, at last, they found the cure.

The story continues in PANDEMONIUM and REQUIEM. And discover Lauren Oliver's stunning first novel, BEFORE I FALL.

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User Review  - Olivia McCloskey - Goodreads

Before I begin, let me start by warning anyone who has placed this book on their To-Read Shelf: Do not plan on accomplishing anything productive for approximately 24 hours after starting the book. You ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jesse (JesseTheReader) - Goodreads

Such a good book. I loved the whole idea of the world even though I found it depressing. It was such a unique concept. There were times when I found myself being annoyed with Lena. I kept thinking to ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

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.

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