By Pierce Brown
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE 12 months by way of NPR, BUZZFEED, AND BOOKLIST • With colours of The starvation video games, Ender’s video game, and online game of Thrones, debut writer Pierce Brown’s genre-defying epic Red Rising hit the floor working and wasted no time changing into a sensation. Golden Son maintains the lovely saga of Darrow, a insurgent solid by way of tragedy, scuffling with to guide his oppressed humans to freedom.
As a purple, Darrow grew up operating the mines deep underneath the skin of Mars, enduring backbreaking hard work whereas dreaming of the higher destiny he used to be construction for his descendants. however the Society he faithfully served was once equipped on lies. Darrow’s style were betrayed and denied via their elitist masters, the Golds—and their purely route to liberation is revolution. And so Darrow sacrifices himself within the identify of the better reliable for which Eo, his real love and thought, laid down her personal lifestyles. He turns into a Gold, infiltrating their privileged realm in order that he can smash it from within.
A lamb between wolves in a merciless global, Darrow reveals friendship, admire, or even love—but additionally the wrath of strong competitors. To salary and win the conflict that may switch humankind’s future, Darrow needs to confront the treachery arrayed opposed to him, conquer his all-too-human wish for retribution—and attempt no longer for violent riot yet a hopeful rebirth. notwithstanding the line forward is fraught with risk and deceit, Darrow needs to decide to stick to Eo’s rules of affection and justice to loose his people.
He needs to reside for more.
Praise for Golden Son
“Gripping . . . either writer and lead personality have cranked up the emotional stakes. . . . With Golden Son, Brown avoids the sophomore hunch, charging the unconventional with the type of dystopia-toppling motion you’d anticipate in a trilogy ender, now not a center quantity. On nearly each point, it is a sequel that hates sequels—a excellent healthy for a hero who already defies the tropes. [Grade:] A”—Entertainment Weekly
“Stirring . . . Comparisons to The starvation video games and video game of Thrones sequence are inevitable, for this story has components of both.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Brown writes layered, improper characters . . . yet plot is his so much breathtaking power. . . . each motion turns out to circulate the next.”—NPR
“It’s a much more suitable sequel, in reality: one of many infrequent breed of reads that improves upon its predecessor in each attainable class. . . . In a observe, Golden Son is beautiful. by no means brain how little we’ve visible of 2015: between technology fiction lovers, it's going to be a shoo-in for booklet of the year.”—Tor.com
“Pierce Brown is a prodigy. As nice because the first booklet of the pink emerging Trilogy is, Golden Son is even higher. A wild experience choked with suspense, intrigue, and severe ass-kicking bravado, it’s expertly written and emotionally enticing, with top-notch universe-building that begs for additional exploration. i need more!”—Christopher Golden, New York Times bestselling writer of Snowblind
“The stakes are even larger than they have been in Red Rising, and the twists and turns of the tale are every piece as fascinating. The jaw-dropper of an finishing will depart readers hungry for the realization to Brown’s thoroughly unique, thoroughly exciting saga.”—Booklist (starred review)
“Dramatic . . . the infrequent center ebook that loses virtually no momentum because it units up the ultimate installment.”—Publishers Weekly
From the Hardcover edition.