Publish date: September 3rd 2009
Pages no: 406
Edition language: English
Series: The Enemy (#1)
Before I get into a big review on this book, I will honestly state that I'm easily comparing this to the Rot and Ruin series, which was the first and only other zombie apocalypse story I've read. I should also state that R and R is probably my favorite young adult series out there right now. Because...
I haven't read a lot of zombie books, but I find this one interesting. Charlie Higson used the unique concept of kids being survivors and the grown-ups as contractors of the disease. Nobody knew where and how it started. But one thing is for sure - they need to survive. And to survive, they needed e...
This novel holds nothing back, and I should warn you not to get too attached to anyone. You will be surprised at how quick Higson is to rip characters from the pages of this book and it's best just to accept their fate and move along. Read the rest of this review at Notes in the Margin.
This was a fairly good read. But I won't read on with this series. It was gripping and creepy and interesting. But it was about kids. And teenagers. Well done, well portrayed. But not my thing.
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...