The Office of Mercy: A Novel

The Office of Mercy: A Novel

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"A cool and compelling" (Flavorwire) debut of a new postapocalyptic world for fans of The Hunger Games

On the screen and on the page, dystopian fantasies have captivated the public imagination. In The Office of Mercy, debut novelist Ariel Djanikian has conceived a chilling, post-apocalyptic page-turner that has earned her glowing comparisons to George Orwell and Suzanne Collins.

In America-Five, there is no suffering, hunger, or inequality. Its citizens inhabit a… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

The Office of Mercy is a predictable story inside a utopian world that didn’t have much new to offer, but was an interesting place to spend a few hours.

The Office of Mercy is filled with action yet interwoven with quiet scenes that invite contemplation, which makes it a thought-provoking page-turner that lingers in readers’ minds long after they have closed the book for the last time.

It's hard to miss the echoes of Orwell in Djanikian's dark vision of both the past and the future — and an all too familiar-sounding country without conscience, hope and mercy.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (February 21, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 702 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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