Reviewed by Jason Bergin
Years after a violent war destroyed much of the world, Kaspar has grown up in a society based on peace and harmony. But beyond the city walls, a vicious band of rebels are plotting to tear this peace apart. It is up to the Guardians – an elite peacekeeping force – to protect the city, without ever resorting to the brutal methods of their enemy.
When Kaspar joins the Guardians, he has a chance encounter with a rebel – a beautiful girl named Rhea. Haunted from that moment on by strange visions and memories – memories that could only belong to Rhea – he realises he hasn’t been told the truth about what the rebels really want, and what he’s really fighting for.
I recently received Noble Conflict by Malorie Blackman. The book has an interesting and thought provoking storyline revolving around the life of Kasper who is a Guardian to a city surrounded by the aftermath of a violent war, set up to protect the city from those outside the city walls. But when something devastating and unexpected happened he begins to question the values of the cause he is fighting for.
I found it hard to put the book down as was getting lost the story being told, reading this book has make me want to read more of Malorie Blackman’s books and will recommend this book to everyone!
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