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The Boy on the Bridge - M. R. Carey

The Boy on the Bridge


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] brilliant character study as much as a tense, satisfying post-apocalyptic thriller * BARNES AND NOBLE SCI-FI & FANTASY BLOG * Plausible science and solid prose and characterization elevate this dystopian thriller * PUBLISHERS WEEKLY * Thoughtful and compelling * RT BOOK REVIEWS * Humane, horrific and unputdownable * IRISH TIMES * This book [...] has the hefty brio of a Stephen King, the fierce intelligence of a John Wyndham * DAILY MAIL * A terrifying, emotional page-turner that explores what it means to be human * KIRKUS * A tense story with superbly rendered characters -- SCIFINOW Carey writes with compassion and fire - strange and surprising and humane * Lauren Beukes, author of THE SHINING GIRLS * Spectacular! * No. 1 bestselling author Martina Cole *

ISBN: 9780356503547
ISBN-10: 0356503542
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 2nd May 2017
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.5  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1