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The Dead - Charlie Higson
The Dead
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THE DEAD begins one year before the action in THE ENEMY, just after the Disaster. A terrible disease has struck everyone sixteen and over, leaving them either dead or a decomposing, flesh-eating creature. The action starts in a boarding school just outside London, where all the teachers have... show more
THE DEAD begins one year before the action in THE ENEMY, just after the Disaster. A terrible disease has struck everyone sixteen and over, leaving them either dead or a decomposing, flesh-eating creature. The action starts in a boarding school just outside London, where all the teachers have turned into sickos. A few kids survive and travel by bus into the city. The bus driver, an adult named Greg, seems to be unaffected by the disease. Then he begins to show the dreaded signs: outer blisters and inner madness. The kids escape Greg and end up at the Imperial War Museum. A huge fire in South London drives them all to the Thames, and eventually over the river to the Tower of London. It is there they will meet up with the kids in THE ENEMY in Book 3, THE FEAR.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781423134220 (1423134222)
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
Series: The Enemy (#2)
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LittleMissProcrastination
LittleMissProcrastination rated it
4.0 The Enemy Series by Charlie Higson
Book 1: The Enemy 4 stars. Fast paced. Fun. Gory, and truly sickening in places. Great characters, with realistic reactions to the disintegration of the world around them. Book 2: The Dead 4 stars. Book 3: The Fear 2 stars. So why have I rated this book 2 stars, and the preceding two, b...
ShaunOK 'Book Addict'
ShaunOK 'Book Addict' rated it
5.0
I was a bit wary about this book at first when I found out that it wasn't a sequel to The Enemy but instead a prequel which took place a year before the events depicted in The Enemy. After a few chapters however I was absolutely hooked to this book and couldn't put it down. I loved the characters in...
Great Imaginations
Great Imaginations rated it
5.0 The Dead (Enemy)
The blurb for this book is terrible. I know. This happens, and then this happens, oh and then they end up here and this happens. It's like the blurb writer didn't even try. For that reason you might be thinking that this book is not worth reading. I know I do when I read crappy summaries. Well, I ca...
Manga Maniac Cafe
Manga Maniac Cafe rated it
4.0
I have had The Dead on my TBR for over a year. I actually started it, found it a bit too intense at the time, and set it aside for another day. October always puts me in the mood for scary stuff, so I pulled the book out again and wondered why I ever put it down in the first place. This is a fast...
Reviews by Ali
Reviews by Ali rated it
4.0 The Dead
I really enjoyed this book. Definitely scary and sometimes completely disgusting. Those who have read the book...that scene with the "snowman" in the cab of the truck?? GAG. The plot was faced paced and there was always something crazy happening. The 400+ pages go by very quickly. Even with all that...
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