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Delirium stories : Hana, Annabel, & Raven /

Delirium stories : Hana, Annabel, & Raven /
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Oliver, Lauren, 1982-
Copies: 3; Reserves: 0

Three short stories expand the Delirium world, untangling the mysteries surrounding Lena's mother, exploring Raven's rebel group in the Wilds, and detailing the summer before Lena and Hana are to be cured.
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Control No. 883448
LCCN 2012956509
ISBN 9780062267788 (pbk.)
ISBN 0062267787 (pbk.)
Author Oliver Lauren 1982
Title Delirium stories : -- Hana, Annabel, & Raven / -- Lauren Oliver.
Edition Statement 1st ed.
Publisher Information New York : -- Harper, -- c2013.
Physical Description 151, 54 p. ; -- 21 cm.
Formatted Contents Note -- Hana -- -- Annabel -- -- Raven.
Summary This collection of short stories set in the Delirium world centers around Hana Tate, Lena's mother Annabel and the fierce rebel leader of the Wilds Raven. Each story was published originally as a digital novella. This collection also includes an excerpt from Requiem, the final novel in Oliver's New York Times bestselling series.
Subject Love Fiction Young adult literature
Subject Orphans Fiction Young adult literature
Subject Government Resistance to Fiction Young adult literature
Subject Maine Fiction Young adult literature
Subject Love stories Young adult literature
Subject Science fiction Young adult literature
Subject Young adult literature




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Annotation 1 Three short stories expand the Delirium world, untangling the mysteries surrounding Lena's mother, exploring Raven's rebel group in the Wilds, and detailing the summer before Lena and Hana are to be cured.

Annotation 2

For the first time, Lauren Oliver's short stories about characters in the Delirium world appear in print. Originally published as digital novellas, Hana, Annabel, and Raven each center around a fascinating and complex character who adds important information to the series and gives it greater depth. This collection also includes an excerpt from Requiem, the final novel in Oliver's New York Times bestselling series.

Hana is told through the perspective of Lena's best friend, Hana Tate. Set during the tumultuous summer before Lena and Hana are supposed to be cured, this story is a poignant and revealing look at a moment when the girls' paths diverge and their futures are altered forever.

Lena's mother, Annabel, has always been a mystery—a ghost from Lena's past—until now. Her journey from teenage runaway to prisoner of the state is a taut, gripping narrative that expands the Delirium world and illuminates events—and Lena—through a new point of view.

And as the passionate, fierce leader of a rebel group in the Wilds, Raven plays an integral role in the resistance effort and comes into Lena's life at a crucial time. Crackling with intensity, Raven is a brilliant story told in the voice of one of the strongest and most tenacious characters in the Delirium world.

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Booklist Reviews 2013 March #2
Oliver appropriately dedicates this slender collection to the many fans of the Delirium series—the ones who will fully appreciate the connective tissue offered up by these three tales from the perspectives of supporting characters. "Hana" runs alongside the time line of Delirium (2011) and shows that Lena's best friend was more like her than readers suspected. The middle story, "Annabel," is the strongest, and details Lena's mother's 11 years in "the Crypts," where she is constructing an escape rope with the help of a sympathetic security guard. "Raven" follows the fiery revolutionary as she spends 8 years in the Wilds, heading toward a daring rescue of Lena while falling in love with the inscrutable Tank. All three stories intercut between past and present, allowing plenty of opportunity for Oliver to employ her patented yearning prose. The downside to this is that the three voices sound rather similar. The upside, however, is that character development, not romance, takes center stage, making this a worthy, quick read for series devotees. Copyright 2012 Booklist Reviews.

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