The Girl With All the Gifts

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Orbit, Jun 10, 2014 - Fiction - 416 pages
3348 Reviews
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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I'm burnt out on zombie fiction, but this was completely engrossing. The majority of the attention the book paid was to very small cast of characters and very little on the "misery and survival porn ... Read full review

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I'm not much of a zombie-monster-story-related fan. I picked this book up from the bookstore because I've read somewhere that they are making this into a movie and I got curious (honestly mainly ... 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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