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Incarceron

4 Ratings: 2.8
A book by Catherine Fisher

Amazon Best Books of the Month, February 2010: The shifting landscapes, unexpected plot punches, and bold, brave characters found in Catherine Fisher'sIncarceronare nothing short of thrilling: fans of Garth Nix and Suzanne Collins will take to this … see full wiki

Author: Catherine Fisher
Genre: Teens
Publisher: Dial
4 reviews about Incarceron
review by . August 03, 2010
Wow! What a hot mess this book was... and I mean that in a good way. Catherine Fisher has quite an imagination on her. This is the story of Claudia and Finn and how their worlds collide.    Incarceron - a prison created to house outcasts, thieves, lowlifes, scum, in other words, the undersirables. It was a means to an end - they needed a place to house the overpopulation from their prisons and they came up with Incarceron. A prison that could not only house their criminals - …
review by . June 29, 2010
Incarceron is mad mix of science fiction, steampunk, fantasy and adventure. A thoroughly entertaining read that I had to read from start to finish with only a few breath in between. A YA novel that reads more like a Big Girl book, Incarceron had me biting my nails until the end. Not a perfect novel, I did find some of the secondary characters quite annoying, and the main characters often acted out of character and quite juvenile, but overall I'm happy with the outcome and hope to read Sapphique …
review by . April 09, 2010
The build up for this book was amazing. The ads... the video... the rave reviews here. I was so prepared to love it. But unfortunately it was only okay.     For one thing, I was expecting the prison to be dark and strange: It was a prison. Actually a rather standard sci-fi prison. Something I would expect Mr. Spock to be able to defeat with his logic. For another thing, I found myself in the odd position of being more interested in Claudia and her world on the outside, than Incarceron …
review by . February 07, 2010
For centuries, the prisoners of Incarceron, the terrible living steal prison, have lived in darkness. They barely survive, staving off starvation through violence and trickery. Finn is a prisoner, but he knows that unlike the rest of the people in Incarceron, he was born Outside. Outside, Claudia is no freer than Finn. As the daughter of the Warden, she is doomed to be a prisoner in a loveless marriage to the over-indulged prince, soon to be in the clutches of the evil queen. But when Finn and Claudia …
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