The Girl With All the Gifts

Category: Book
By (author): Carey, M.R.
Subject:  FICTION / Dystopian
  FICTION / General
  FICTION / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Orbit
Published: June 2014
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 8.50in x 5.87in x 1.37in
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*NOT EVERY GIFT IS A BLESSING.
Melanie is a very special girl. Dr Caldwell calls her "our little genius."
Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don't like her. She jokes that she won't bite, but they don't laugh.
The Girl With All the Gifts is a groundbreaking thriller, emotionally charged and gripping from beginning to end.
Review Quote*"Original, thrilling and powerful."-The Guardian
Review Quote*"Unique and terrifying."-Booklist
Review Quote*"An instant favorite."-Boing Boing
Review Quote*"A great read that takes hold of you and doesn't let go."-John Ajvide Lindqvist, author of LET THE RIGHT ONE IN
Review Quote*"Heartfelt, remorseless and painfully human...as fresh as it is terrifying. A jewel."-Joss Whedon
Review Quote*"If you only read one novel this year, make sure it's this one, it's amazing."-Martina Cole
Review Quote*"One of the more imaginative and ingenious additions to the dystopian canon."-Kirkus
Review Quote*"...a brilliant work of science fiction, but even people who never read science fiction should absolutely read this one."-io9.com
Biographical NoteM.R. Carey is an established writer of prose fiction and comic books. 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 and one Hollywood movie screenplay to his credit.