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The Boy on the Bridge

The Boy on the Bridge

From the author of USA Today bestseller The Girl With All the Gifts, a terrifying new novel set in the same post-apocalyptic world.

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.

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Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy / Fiction / Science Fiction / Apocalyptic & Post-apocalyptic

On Sale: May 2nd 2017

Price: $11.99 / $14.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 400

ISBN-13: 9780316300315

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Reader Reviews

Praise

"Carey writes with compassion and fire - strange and surprising and humane"—Lauren Beukes, author of The Shining Girls
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"A terrifying, emotional page-turner that explores what it means to be human."—Kirkus
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"Thoughtful and compelling"—RT Book Reviews
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"A tense story with superbly rendered characters and the same blend of tragedy and hope."—SciFiNow
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"[A] brilliant character study as much as a tense, satisfying post-apocalyptic thriller."—B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog
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"The Boy on the Bridge is a careful companion, including thematic parallels that remind us, in sometimes horrific ways, that our actions always have wider consequences than we think."—NPR
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"The stakes are higher than ever...action-packed...Fans of Carey and readers of Ben H. Winters or Steven Barnes will enjoy."—Library Journal
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"Spectacular!"—Martina Cole, author of Betrayal
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"Compelling . . . may leave you feeling shell-shocked."—SFX
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"A cast of fascinating characters.... Readers will feel surprisingly welcome in this world."—The Mary Sue
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"A wonderful trip back into the universe of The Girl With All the Gifts"—100 Percent Rock Magazine
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"Humane, horrific and unputdownable."—Irish Times
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"Heartfelt, remorseless and painfully human...as fresh as it is terrifying. A jewel."—Joss Whedon on Girl With All the Gifts
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"Original, thrilling and powerful."—The Guardian on The Girl With All the Gifts
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"Unique and terrifying."—Booklist (starred review) on The Girl With All the Gifts
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"A great read that takes hold of you and doesn't let go."—John Ajvide Lindqvist, author of Let the Right One In on The Girl With All the Gifts
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"...a brilliant work of science fiction, but even people who never read science fiction should absolutely read this one."—io9 on The Girl With All the Gifts
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