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Veronica Roth: Divergent Dystopias

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Dark, complex and utterly addictive, Veronica Roth’s blockbuster dystopian YA novels have ensnared a generation of young readers.

Just 22 years old when she wrote the first book in her wildly successful Divergent trilogy, Roth has gone on to sell more than 35 million copies in the series. The Divergent movies have packed cinemas across the world, too – with fans obsessing over Roth’s gutsy heroine, Tris, and her epic journey of courage, sacrifice and coming of age in post-apocalyptic Chicago.

With her latest series, Carve the Mark, Roth again presents a dystopian vision. This time, it’s a richly imagined intergalactic setting – replete with tyrants, conspiracies, fascinating technology and a powerful, invisible phenomenon known as ‘the current’.

In Melbourne for the first time, this superstar of YA sci-fi will talk fantasy worlds, fan fiction and unseen, fate-deciding forces with Amie Kaufman.

The will be a book signing at this event. Embiggen Books will be our bookseller. 

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Veronica Roth

Veronica Roth is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, Four: A Divergent Collection, Carve the Mark, and The Fates Divide. Veronica and her husband live in Chicago. You can visit her online at veronicarothbooks.com ... Read more

Amie Kaufman

Amie Kaufman is a New York Times and internationally bestselling author of science fiction and fantasy, whose award-winning work has been translated into nearly 30 languages. Amie has degrees in history, literature, law and conflict resolution, and is currently undertaking a PhD in Creative Writing.... Read more

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Athenaeum Theatre

188 Collins Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

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