|By (author):||Carey, M. R.|
|Subject:||FICTION / Action & Adventure|
|FICTION / Dystopian|
|FICTION / General|
|FICTION / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure|
|FICTION / Science Fiction / Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic|
|Size:||8.25in x 5.50in x 1.25in|
|From The Publisher*||The USA Today bestseller|
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 Note||M.R. Carey is a pen name for an established British 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.|