Incarceron by Catherine Fisher was just released in the U.S. on January 26, 2010. Incarceron is a prison in a dystopian society, a truly dark and twisted setting, from which no one can escape. This is the tale of one prisoner’s communication with a girl who lives on the outside, and for some reason, wants a way in.
Breathless pacing, an intelligent storyline, and superb detail…with some well-timed shocking twists and a killer ending, this is a must have. – Booklist
Fisher’s dystopic future, in which technology and decay coexist in a dazzling kaleidoscope of images and time periods is brilliantly realized. – Horn Book
A resounding success, complex and inventive, with numerous and rewarding mysteries, this tale is certain to please. – Publisher’s Weekly
One of the best fantasy novels written for a long time. – The Times, London
Take a look at the plot synopsis and the author’s inspiration.