The Girl With All The Gifts
M. R. Carey
‘ORIGINAL, THRILLING AND POWERFUL’ – Guardian
‘HAUNTING, HEARTHBREAKING’ – Vogue
The phenomenal million-copy bestseller that is also a BAFTA Award-nominated movie
NOT EVERY GIFT IS A BLESSING
Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant Parks 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.
Melanie is a very special girl.
Emotionally charged and gripping from beginning to end, THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS is the most powerful and affecting thriller you will read this year.
‘If you only read one novel this year, make sure it’s this one’ Martina Cole
‘As fresh as it is terrifying’ Joss Whedon
‘A great read that takes hold of you and doesnt let go’ – John Ajvide Lindqvist, author of LET THE RIGHT ONE IN
*Look out THE BOOK OF KOLI – the start of a breathtakingly original new trilogy from M. R. Carey*
Carey paints a picture of a world teetering on the edge . . . I was tempted to read the entire book in one sitting * BOING BOING * Perfectly paced with a brilliant ending * Samantha Shannon, author of THE BONE SEASON * This innovative and pacy read gets to the heart of what it means to be human * PSYCHOLOGIES * A heartbreaking and haunting story that is beautifully written * MINDFOOD * I often forgot to breathe while I was turning the pages * BOOKTOPIA * It was hard to quit reading such a compelling, intense book * i09.com * A gripping, moving novel that comes highly recommended * SCIFINOW * Both tender and devastating, a page-turner which kept me guessing up to the very last scene, as well as a meditation on what it means to be human . . . Fantastically enjoyable * Naomi Alderman, multi-award winning novelist * Heartbreaking and shocking * FABULOUS (SUN magazine) * Brilliant . . . Gripping right to the end * SUNDAY TIMES bestselling author Carole Matthews * Scary, tense and fast-paced . . . but with a heart-warming tenderness * MARIE CLAIRE * Complex,heartbreaking, hopeful and intelligently written . . . Enigmatic and utterly gripping * HARPER'S BAZAAR * Glorious * Bryony Gordon, THE DAILY TELEGRAPH * A masterpiece * SUN * Keeps you on tenterhooks as the action unfolds * ELLE magazine * Vividly memorable and unexpectedly poignant * METRO * A great read that takes hold of you and doesnt let go * John Ajvide Lindqvist, author of LET THE RIGHT ONE IN * If you only read one novel this year, make sure it's this one, it's amazing -- No. 1 bestselling author Martina Cole As fresh as it is terrifying -- Joss Whedon, screenwriter, film and television producer Haunting, heartbreaking * VOGUE * Original, thrilling and powerful * GUARDIAN *
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