A Town Called Dust: The Territory 1
Stranded in the desert, the last of mankind is kept safe by a large border fence ... Until the fence falls.Squid is a young orphan living under the oppressive rule of his uncle in the outskirts of the Territory. Lynn is a headstrong girl with an influential father who has spent her entire life... show more
Stranded in the desert, the last of mankind is kept safe by a large border fence ... Until the fence falls.Squid is a young orphan living under the oppressive rule of his uncle in the outskirts of the Territory. Lynn is a headstrong girl with an influential father who has spent her entire life within the walled city of Alice.When the border fence is breached, the Territory is invaded by the largest horde of undead ghouls seen in two hundred years. Squid is soon conscripted into the Diggers—the armed forces of the Territory. And after Lynn finds herself at odds with the Territory's powerful church, she too escapes to join the Diggers.Together Squid and Lynn form an unlikely friendship as they march to battle against the ghouls. Their journey will take them further than they ever imagined, leading them closer to discovering secrets about themselves, their world, and a conspiracy that may spell the end of the Territory as they know it.
Publish date: 2014-11-13
Pages no: 251
Edition language: English
Series: The Territory (#1)
This was great. I love reading dystopians set in Australia, and I really liked the Aussie references in this book. Read it in a night and gave myself a headache, but it was totally worth it. Lots of room for character development (and with two more books in the series this is a good position to be i...
A Town called Dust: The Territory 1, is a long-winded, Dystopian-esque, Young Adult, zombie adventure story that is accessible to just about any audience.Let me unpack that sentence for you. Young Adult: The protagonist, Squid is a young boy (aged 15-16) and the other primary character is Lynnette w...
As an Australian, I am an absolute sucker for books set in Australia. When that book happens to be a genre I enjoy and involves zombie-like creatures, there is little that will stop me from getting my hands on it. LUCKILY there was nothing about this book to let me down. I really enjoyed the plo...