The Girl With All the Gifts

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Orbit, Jun 10, 2014 - Fiction - 416 pages
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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.

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Brutal, compelling, deeply humane and perfectly paced, this was a compulsive and smart read if you have the stomach for books with horror elements about medical abuse of children. Incredibly well-done dystopian horror. Read full review

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Wow. I do not like zombies in books or movies but I kept coming across this book as a recommended read so I decided to give it a try. I'm so glad I did. The zombie elements are as creepy as I expected ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

M. R. Carey has been making up stories for most of his life. His novel The Girl With All the Gifts was a USA Today bestseller and is a major motion picture based on his BAFTA-nominated 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 bestseller list. He also has several previous novels, two radio plays, and a number of TV and movie screenplays to his credit.

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