The Enemy (Google eBook)

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Disney Electronic Content, Jun 23, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 302 pages
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A sickness has afflicted everyone over the age of 16; anyone who is a 'grown-up' has become a decomposing, brainless creature that survives by feeding on children. The children and teens have barricaded themselves in fortified buildings, fighting off attacks from the grown-ups who travel in packs, like hungry dogs. Before long, the young survivors are promised a safe haven in Buckingham Palace and make their way to it, crossing London on a perilous journey that will test them in harrowing ways. But their fight to stay alive is far from over-the threat from within is as real as the one on the outside.

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Review: The Enemy (The Enemy #1)

User Review  - Coolcurry - Goodreads

I would recommend this book to middle school boys, but I cannot see anyone else enjoying it. Really, it's a bunch of kids killing dubiously described zombie like adults. There's not much more to be ... Read full review

Review: The Enemy (The Enemy #1)

User Review  - Rick Riordan - Goodreads

The Enemy, by Charlie Higson. I got to hear Charlie speak at the Disney-Hyperion dinner at BEA in New York. He said he tried to make this book as scary as possible, and would read scenes to his son ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Charlie Higson is an acclaimed comedy writer, producer, actor, and genuine James Bond aficionado. He is the author of the adult thrillers, Full Whack and King of the Ants; the internationally best-selling Young Bond series: SilverFin, Blood Fever, Double or Die, Hurricane Gold, and By Royal Command; and two books in the Enemy series. Charlie is a fan of zombie movies and believes that we shouldn't try to prevent young people from experiencing fear, because it helps prepare them for later life. When writingThe Enemy, he kept rachetting up the action and description in an attempt to frighten the pants off his ten-year-old son. He lives in London. Follow him on Twitter at:

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