The Noble Conflict
Written by Malorie Blackman
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Best-known for Noughts & Crosses, the newly appointed Children’s Laureate’s latest book is as thought provoking as ever. Here, society has been torn apart by war. The Guardians keep the city peaceful by keeping out the rebels. Kaspar is honoured to join the Guardians but when he meets Rhea, a beautiful rebel girl, he becomes haunted by memories from the past. Has he given up too much for the sake of safety and protection?
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The Noble Conflict by Malorie Blackman
Years after a violent war destroyed much of the world, Kaspar has grown up in a society based on peace and harmony. But beyond the city walls, a vicious band of rebels are plotting to tear this peace apart. It is up to the Guardians - an elite peacekeeping force - to protect the city, without ever resorting to the brutal methods of their enemy. When Kaspar joins the Guardians, he has a chance encounter with a rebel - a beautiful girl named Rhea. Haunted from that moment on by strange visions and memories - memories that could only belong to Rhea - he realizes he hasn't been told the truth about what the rebels really want, and what he's really fighting for.
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A fantastic book that had me gripped ... Malorie doesn't just write great stories, she also writes characters that can tell those stories with a real heart in them ... Noble Conflict is just as much a thriller of the mind as well as making your heart race sisterspooky.co.uk
Malorie's back with a new novel exploring love, violence, trust and betrayal ... highly anticipated -- Fiona Noble The Bookseller
A brilliant book which I quite literally could not stop reading -- Clare Poole The Bookseller
Another gripping, thought-provoking read...The essence of war and weaponry, corruption and control is explored making this a pertinent read, and one that resonates in today's society -- Vanessa Lewis The Bookseller
I love the way Malorie Blackman writes ... Her plotting is second to none ... As I hoped, Noble Conflict is gripping and powerful with a clever subtlety underlying the action. Characters you believe in. A strong morality and an acknowledgement that life is full of Catch-22s. What more could you want? The Bookbag
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