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A fairytale for the cyber generation
on 10 April 2017
In the future we will be united, united against the Lunars, the Lunars are always threatening us with war and then there is the plague, decimating the planet, can anyone stop a war and cure a plague?
Cinder is a dystopian retelling of Cinderella with a bad Stepmother, handsome prince, but in this case Cinderella is a Cyborg named Cinder.
I enjoyed this book, it is very well written and I found myself really sympathising with Cinder, not just because of her mean stepmother but because although she is a cyborg, she is more human than most of the other characters (except she isn’t obviously).
Ciinder is a clever girl, she knows she is a second class citizen but she knows what she wants and fights for it. , all the characters in Meyer’s retelling are well defined and there are laughs, loves and tragedy and above all there is hope, to me that is the most important part of a story like this, there must be hope, otherwise what else is there.
This is a really enjoyable retelling, bringing the story of Cinderella in to the future with a twist and I for one am looking forward to reading the rest of the Lunar Chronicles.