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The Boy on the Bridge : Discover the word-of-mouth phenomenon - M. R. Carey

The Boy on the Bridge

Discover the word-of-mouth phenomenon


Published: 2nd May 2017
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Once upon a time, in a land blighted by terror, there was a very clever boy.

The people thought the boy could save them, so they opened their gates and sent him out into the world.

To where the monsters lived.

In The Boy On The Bridge, M. R. Carey returns to the world of The Girl With All The Gifts,the phenomenal word-of-mouth bestseller which is now a critically acclaimed film starring Sennia Nanua, Glenn Close, Gemma Arterton and Paddy Considine.

About the Author

M. R. Carey has been making up stories for most of his life. His novel The Girl With All the Gifts was a word-of-mouth bestseller and is now a major motion picture based on his own screenplay. Under the name Mike Carey he has written for both DC and Marvel, including critically acclaimed runs on X-Men and Fantastic Four, Marvel's flagship superhero titles. His creator-owned books regularly appear in the New York Times graphic fiction bestseller list. He also has several previous novels, two radio plays and a number of TV and movie screenplays to his credit.


A post-apocalyptic future with a difference


If you loved "the Girl with all the Gifts" you'll love this one too. Carey is an intelligent writer and tells a really good story. Thought provoking, this is no same old, same old story.


The Boy on the Bridge

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As fresh as it is terrifying . . . It left me sighing with envious joy

Haunting, heartbreaking - VOGUE on THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS

If you only read one novel this year, make sure it's this one - it's amazing

Complex,heartbreaking, hopeful and intelligently written . . . Enigmatic and utterly gripping - HARPER'S BAZAAR on THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS

Original, thrilling and powerful - GUARDIAN on THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS

Takes hold of you and doesn't let go

Scary, tense and fast-paced . . . but with a heart-warming tenderness - MARIE CLAIRE on THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS


ISBN: 9780356503547
ISBN-10: 0356503542
Series: The Girl With All the Gi
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 2nd May 2017
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.4  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1