The People of Sparks (Book of Ember #2)
I loved that the main characters - Lina and Doon - are honest and warm, with realistic struggles: Doon is still working on controlling his temper, and Lina's curiosity and impulsiveness still tend to cause trouble. However, they are both guided by good advice and a strong conscience, paving the way for g...more
Jeanne DuPrau's second of the Books of Ember series continues the trend begun in the introductory novel, The City of Ember. Compulsively readable, lively and easy, The People of Sparks was a novel mostly on-par with the levels of excellence from its impressive predecessor. By drastically changing the setting, as well as introducing new characters and ideas allows for an entirely different kind of novel than the first; the author makes a story replet...more
Ceritanya tetep light, ringan, nggak perlu mikir berat2 karena style penulisan cepat dan lugas, nggak banyak deskripsi membosankan dan filosofi berbelit2..
Semua serba sederhana, tapi disitulah letak keindahan cerita ini !!
Mengapa manusia memulai perang ? Apakah memang insting dasar manusia untuk bertahan hidup ta...more
In Sparks there are some rather significant changes to the plot dynamics which allow for some intriguing new commentary on humanity and social interactions. We're given a pos...more
I thought the 1st book was more of an adventure. This book deals with different groups trying to survive and how small differences can become big deals. This book is probably more realistic, in that it deals with the day to day survival of 700 or so people (400 from and city of ember and 300 from the city of sparks). Both groups are trying to survive, with the people of ember depending on the good will of the people of sparks. This dependence takes its toll on both of the groups. After a figh...more
When teenagers Lina Mayfleet and Doon Harrow lead their people up out of the Earth, fleeing their dying underground city of Ember, everything is new and a little frightening to the refugees--the sun and the moon, birds, trees, fire…and the people of Ember are strange to the 322 citizens of Sparks, one of the few towns on Earth to survive the time of The Disaster. How can they feed and house the 400 Emberites, the leaders of Sparks wonder, when they have just begun to be able t
empat ratus orang datang berduyun-duyun dari arah bukit
penduduk desa tahu, selain warga mereka sendiri
tidak ada kota lain di daerah mereka
siapa orang-orang ini yang kelihatan aneh ?
dari gerombolan orang aneh itu, sesosok anak muda memperkenalkan diri
" Kami datang dari Kota Ember. Kami pergi dari sana karena kota kami sekarat. Kami perlu bantuan. "
Doon dan Lina bersama warga kota Ember berhasil keluar
Dunia asing di mana terlihat tanah tandus dan met...more
C) The People of Sparks is the 2nd book to Ember series. It is about when the people of ember finally escape the underground city of ember. They took a river tunnel and climbed long stares to get above ground. They are very confused since they lived underground for their whole lives. They were confused about why the sky was blue? What are all the creatures that live here? Are they the only humans here? Many more questions were in their heads that could not be answered....more
After a few days in Sparks the people of Embe...more
So says Dante in the final canto of the Inferno. And this is how Jeanne DuPrau’s The People of Sparks begins as well. Having emerged, blinking into the light after hundreds of years of living below the earth’s surface, the peo...more
This book addresses similar issues of desperation in the face of deprivation, as well as some interesting group psychology and the idea of "otherness." In The People of Sparks, the people of Ember join the people of Sparks, a town of fellow Disaster survivors.
(There is an interes...more
This gives her courage, because she finds writing very hard. So many words to choose from! So many different things that could happen in a story at any moment! Writing is one tough de...more
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Where treasure is hidden under the ground
The city, the city, always remember
That's where the treasure will be found.”