Ninth House

, #1

eBook, 448 pages

English language

Published Nov. 7, 2019 by Flatiron Books.

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Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug dealer boyfriends, dead-end jobs, and much, much worse. By age twenty, in fact, she is the sole survivor of a horrific, unsolved multiple homicide. Some might say she’s thrown her life away. But at her hospital bed, Alex is offered a second chance: to attend one of the world’s most elite universities on a full ride. What’s the catch, and why her?

Still searching for answers to this herself, Alex arrives in New Haven tasked by her mysterious benefactors with monitoring the activities of Yale’s secret societies. These eight windowless “tombs” are well-known to be haunts of the future rich and powerful, from high-ranking politicos to Wall Street and Hollywood’s biggest players. But their occult …

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reviewed Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

I guess I will be reading the next one...

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Hay magia negra, fantasmas, sociedades secretas y vida universitaria, pero esta novela es en realidad una crítica al sufrimiento atroz sobre el que se funda el sistema capitalista. Un sufrimiento que, además, carga todo su doloroso peso en las desposeídas: mujeres, personas racializadas, pobres, disidentes y neurodivergentes ven su vida consumida para que los privilegiados mantengan su poder.

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