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This Star Shall Abide review Å eBook or Kindle ePUB Ý Children of the Star trilogy Book One Noren knew that his world was not as it should be—it was wrong that only the Scholars and Technicians could use metal and Machines It was wrong that only they had access to the knowledge hidden in the mysterious City He was a heretic He The High Law and had no faith in the Prophecy’s promised fulfillment But was defiance enough or could some way be found to make it come tru. One of the best works of science fiction I have ever read This book made a deep impression on me as a child and has delighted me when re read as an adultSet in a world where scholars lock themselves away in a city of technology and keep the rest of the world in thrall through laws and strictures that force people to use sleds instead of wheels to not drink water from rivers and such like One teenager dares to think differently and argues against the intellectual tyranny living in fear of being captured and tortured and forced to recant his beliefsOne of my all time favourite books I am delighted to see the author on Librarything and to hear there are seuels I never read I will track these down

This Star Shall AbideThe High Law and had no faith in the Prophecy’s promised fulfillment But was defiance enough or could some way be found to make it come tru. One of the best works of science fiction I have ever read This book made a deep impression on me as a child and has delighted me when re read as an adultSet in a world where scholars lock themselves away in a city of technology and keep the rest of the world in thrall through laws and strictures that force people to use sleds instead of wheels to not drink water from rivers and such like One teenager dares to think differently and argues against the intellectual tyranny living in fear of being captured and tortured and forced to recant his beliefsOne of my all time favourite books I am delighted to see the author on Librarything and to hear there are seuels I never read I will track these down

review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ï Sylvia Engdahl

This Star Shall Abide Í Ould use metal and Machines It was wrong that only they had access to the knowledge hidden in the mysterious City He was a heretic He defied. Sylvia Engdahl is known primarily for her YA book Enchantress from the Stars for which she received a Newberry Honor She is known less for the Far Side of Evil a better and much darker not uite YA seuel This Star Shall Abide is better than both and apparently uite lesser knownThe edition I read it is paperback bound with it's two seuels I got it from the local library for which they had exactly one copy and I waited months for it And yet it was pretty obvious by the condition of the book that it had never been readThis book is basically a political colonization allegory It is simple but powerful Truth over comfort and conformity 5 of 5 A new favorite and I will re read and buy review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ï Sylvia Engdahl

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Sylvia Engdahl Ï 3 free download Children of the Star trilogy Book One Noren knew that his world was not as it should be it was wrong that only the Scholars and Technicians c. I read this back in junior high school we won't say how many years ago and still go back and re read it on a regular basis The story itself is excellent in terms of plot character pacing etc but it's the philosophical and ethical uestions both personal and socialpolitical that bring me back repeatedly All of Engdahl's books have these elements but this one seems to crystallize them in a way that's both readable and thought provoking How can a system built on unuestioning obedience promote the independent thought necessary for innovation What are one's choices when the status uo unpleasant as it is is proven to be a literal lie but true both ethically and symbolically Howwhenwhy is it right for an ethical person to support short term injustice in the service of long term good Like other authors who ask big uestions this book transcends the YA label and is a great read for anyone who likes books that make them think