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Annabel: A Delirium Short Story

By Lauren Oliver

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An original digital short story from international bestselling author Lauren Oliver set in the world of DELIRIUM and PANDEMONIUM, told from Lena's mother's point of view.

Lena's mother, Annabel, has always been a mystery - a ghost in Lena's past. Until now. Discover her secrets in Lauren Oliver's brilliant original digital story set in the world of international bestsellers Delirium and Pandemonium. Through chapters that alternate between her past and present, Annabel reveals the true story behind her failed cures, her marriage, the births of her children, her imprisonment, and, ultimately, her daring escape. You can also take an early look at the first few chapters of REQUIEM - the final installment in Lauren Oliver's stunning internationally bestselling Delirium series.

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  • ISBN: 9781444766721
  • Publication date: 26 Dec 2012
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  • Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
Praise for Delirium — :
'Lauren Oliver is the rising star of young adult fiction . . . [Delirium] deftly conjures up a recognisably dystopian parallel to our own world, as convincingly terrifying as the North America of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale.' — The Sunday Times on Delirium
Prepare to pull a sickie and be rooted to your chair with one of the most addictive books we've come across in ages . . . A recklessly romantic, smart, poignant and tense read from one of the most exciting writers around . . . Clever, moving and incredibly addictive. — Heat on Delirium
'I didn't leave my bedroom all weekend after I picked up this Margaret Atwood meets Twilight novel. Ah-ma-zing.' — Grazia on Delirium
An original and fast-moving read from a very talented writer. — Sun on Delirium
The transformation of Lena's character from start to finish is amazing, and Oliver's words really tug at your heartstrings. Highly recommended. — Press Association
A dystopian Romeo and Juliet story that deserves to be as massive as Twilight. — Stylist on Delirium
'A beautifully written and wonderfully addictive book that fans of Margaret Atwood will devour.' — Best on Delirium
Lauren Oliver's Before I Fall was one of Bella's favourite books of last year and this follow-up doesn't disappoint. — Bella on Delirium
Hugely compelling and addictive, this has massive commercial potential. — Bookseller's Choice, The Bookseller on Delirium
This has to be one of the most original fiction concepts for a long time... Brilliantly constructed . . . will leave you with your heart in your mouth . . . It will stir up the emotions that remind you why you bother with love at all. — News of the World on Delirium
'A dystopian Romeo and Juliet . . . Lauren Oliver's futuristic vision, set in an alternate but recognisable America, is chillingly realised.' — Marie Claire on Delirium
'I was so excited to hear that Annabel was having a short story of her own, that we would get to meet this woman, this mother that was so full of love in a world that forbids it. And now I've read it, I got a lot more from the story than I expected . . . ANNABEL is a perfect addition to the Delirium series, and a brilliant, beautiful story of the strength of a woman who loves.' — onceuponabookcase.co.uk
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