The Bridge

Front Cover
Text Publishing Company, Aug 1, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 344 pages
12 Reviews

The Tomorrow series meets The Hunger Games, in a divided city where danger is real and friendship is everything

The city is at war.

Southside, the hostiles live in squalor and desperation. They’re hungry to cross the river. Cityside, Internal Security is in charge. Its job—keep the hostiles at bay.

It recruits only the best for its elite command. Nik is smart. Very smart. So why is he rejected?

Before he can find out, his school is bombed. The hostiles have taken the bridges, and they’ve kidnapped Fyffe’s brother Sol.

Now Nik is on the run.

And Fyffe is going with him.

Across the bridge.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - BornBookish - LibraryThing

I don’t really have any strong feelings about this book. I mostly feel indifferent. The book is told from the perspective of main character, Nik, whom I thought was a girl for the first few pages ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - icedream - LibraryThing

I really enjoying this story. I am a huge fan of post-apocalyptic novels but so many are just sequels-in-waiting and they all begin to run together. I sincerely hope this author leaves this ending ... Read full review

Other editions - View all

About the author (2011)

Jane Higgins was born in New Zealand. She has degrees in mathematics and anthropology and has worked on many human rights campaigns. She is a senior research fellow at Lincoln Univeristy specialising in youth studies. Jane lives in Christchurch with her husband. The Bridge is her first novel.

Bibliographic information