The Dead (The Enemy #2)
The disease only affects people sixteen or older. It starts with the symptoms of a cold. Then the skin begins to itch, and spots appear--spots that soon turn into pus-filled boils. But the worst part is the headache, the inner voices that tell you that you need to eat them . . . the young... show more
The disease only affects people sixteen or older. It starts with the symptoms of a cold. Then the skin begins to itch, and spots appear--spots that soon turn into pus-filled boils. But the worst part is the headache, the inner voices that tell you that you need to eat them . . . the young ones.When the Disaster strikes, the world turns upside down for Ed, Jack, Bam and the other students at Rowhurst School. The parents and older siblings they left back at home are dead--or worse. Once the teachers go on the attack, the kids know it's time to escape and make their way to the city. It's got to be better in London . . . or will it be worse?Higson's terrifying, utterly compelling prequel to The Enemy introduces an all-new cast of characters and sets the stage for a dramatic third book in the series.
Publish date: June 14th 2011
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
Series: The Enemy (#2)
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...