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Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Oliver's artfully detailed prose reveals, brick by brick, the sturdy dramatic foundation of an initially implausible premise. In her dystopian America, love has been outlawed as the life-threatening source of all discord. Citizens submit at the age of 18 to a neurological procedure that "cures" them of amor deliria nervosa, the chief symptoms of which are passionate feelings about anything. Poetry ... Read full review

Review: Delirium

Editorial Review - - Melanie Smith

DELIRIUM begins Lauren Oliver's worthy dystopian trilogy about a muchchanged world where personal choice is forbidden and love is a crime. Everyone in this civilization will eventually receive the cure for the disease "amor deliria nervosa," and suspects displaying early symptoms will be arrested and face immediate surgery. Lena Haloway is among the droves of sensible, average 17yearolds who ... Read full review

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