The Dead (An Enemy Novel): An Enemy Novel

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Disney-Hyperion, Jun 14, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 496 pages
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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./DIVDIV
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.

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User Review  - chellebuck79 - LibraryThing

Delightfully descriptive! Hooks you from the first page!Didn't want to put this book down! Fast-paced non-stop zombie action! Walking Dead fans of all ages will enjoy this book! I like a book that ... Read full review

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User Review  - ArkhamReviews - LibraryThing

This novel presents a gritty and violent image of London in ruins. Higson excels at physical horror, illustrating the horror of the kids' situation through their isolation, starvation and grotesque ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Charlie Higson is an acclaimed writer of screenplays and novels, and also a performer and the co-creator of the British television programs The Fast Show and Bellamy's People. He is an expert on James Bond and is the author of the internationally best-selling Young Bond series. Charlie, a big fan of horror movies, is hoping to give readers many sleepless nights with the Enemy series. He lives in London. Follow him on Twitter at:

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