Set in a future where cosmetic surgery is a requirement at age 16 and attractiveness is mandated, Scott Westerfeld’s popular Uglies series has received critical acclaim from the press and public alike.
Chock-full of action, adventure and teenage rebellion, there’s no question why Uglies has attracted thousands of fans. In Mind-Rain, popular authors examine the series and delve into the underlying themes. What sort of critiques are Uglies, Pretties, Specials and Extras making about the real world? Is there more behind Tally, David and Shay?
Mind-Rain is a collection of smart, analytical and completely unauthorized essays on Scott Westerfeld’s wildly popular Uglies series. Westerfeld’s written introduction gives readers insight from the person who knows the series best!
About the Editor
Scott Westerfeld is the author of five science fiction novels for adults and three sets of books for young adults, including Midnighters and Uglies. Born in Texas, Westerfeld splits his time between New York City and Sydney, Australia.
Subtitle: Your Favorite Authors on Scott Westerfeld's Uglies Series
editor: Scott Westerfeld
Publication Date: June 1, 2009
Publisher: Smart Pop, an imprint of BenBella Books, Inc.
Price: $19.95 US
Page Count: 240