From dystopian visionary and bestselling phenomenon Veronica Roth comes a razor-sharp reimagining of Antigone. In Arch-Conspirator, Roth reaches back to the root of legend and delivers a world of tomorrow both timeless and unexpected.
Outside the last city on Earth, the planet is a wasteland. Without the Archive, where the genes of the dead are stored, humanity will end.
Passing into the Archive should be cause for celebration, but Antigone’s parents were murdered, leaving her father’s throne vacant. As her militant uncle Kreon rises to claim it, all Antigone feels is rage. When he welcomes her and her siblings into his mansion, Antigone sees it for what it really is: a gilded cage, where she is a captive as well as a guest.
But her uncle will soon learn that no cage is unbreakable. And neither is he.
Veronica Roth (born 1988) is an American author known for her debut Divergent trilogy. She has a degree in creative writing from Northwestern University. Roth wrote her first book, Divergent, while on winter break in her senior year at Northwestern University. Her first novel became New York Times Bestseller and the movie rights were sold before she graduated from college. Roth lives in Chicago.
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