The Boy on the Bridge by M. R. Carey audiobook

The Boy on the Bridge: Booktrack Edition

By M. R. Carey
Read by Finty Williams

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13.03 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781549173721

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If you fell in love with Melanie in the million-copy-selling post-apocalyptic phenomenon The Girl With All the Gifts---there's more to the story... Once upon a time, in a land blighted by terror, there was a very clever boy. The people thought the boy could save them, so they opened their gates and sent him out into the world. To where the monsters lived. *Booktrack editions are essentially a new genre of digital storytelling entertainment. Music and ambient audio are added to complement and enhance the audiobook experience. It is a synchronized movie-style soundtrack that complements the narration of existing audiobooks; the tempo and rhythm of the score harmonize with action, dialogue and the characters' emotional arcs.

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Summary

Summary

If you fell in love with Melanie in the million-copy-selling post-apocalyptic phenomenon The Girl With All the Gifts---there's more to the story...


Once upon a time, in a land blighted by terror, there was a very clever boy.

The people thought the boy could save them, so they opened their gates and sent him out into the world.

To where the monsters lived.


*Booktrack editions are essentially a new genre of digital storytelling entertainment. Music and ambient audio are added to complement and enhance the audiobook experience. It is a synchronized movie-style soundtrack that complements the narration of existing audiobooks; the tempo and rhythm of the score harmonize with action, dialogue and the characters' emotional arcs.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Heartfelt, remorseless and painfully human...as fresh as it is terrifying. A jewel. Joss Whedon on Girl With All the Gifts
Humane, horrific and unputdownable. Irish Times
A wonderful trip back into the universe of The Girl With All the Gifts 100 Percent Rock Magazine
Original, thrilling and powerful. The Guardian on The Girl With All the Gifts
Unique and terrifying. Booklist (starred review) on The Girl With All the Gifts
...a brilliant work of science fiction, but even people who never read science fiction should absolutely read this one. io9 on The Girl With All the Gifts
A great read that takes hold of you and doesn't let go. John Ajvide Lindqvist, author of Let the Right One In on The Girl With All the Gifts
A cast of fascinating characters.... Readers will feel surprisingly welcome in this world. The Mary Sue
Compelling . . . may leave you feeling shell-shocked. SFX
A tense story with superbly rendered characters and the same blend of tragedy and hope. SciFiNow
Thoughtful and compelling RT Book Reviews
A terrifying, emotional page-turner that explores what it means to be human. Kirkus
[A] brilliant character study as much as a tense, satisfying post-apocalyptic thriller. B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog
The Boy on the Bridge is a careful companion, including thematic parallels that remind us, in sometimes horrific ways, that our actions always have wider consequences than we think. NPR
Spectacular! Martina Cole, author of Betrayal
The stakes are higher than ever...action-packed...Fans of Carey and readers of Ben H. Winters or Steven Barnes will enjoy. Library Journal
Carey writes with compassion and fire - strange and surprising and humane Lauren Beukes, author of The Shining Girls

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Author

Author Bio: M. R. Carey

Author Bio: M. R. Carey

M. R. Carey is a pen name for an established British writer of prose fiction and comic books. His novel The Girl with All the Gifts was a USA Today bestseller and the basis for a 2016 major motion picture that won eight film awards and was nominated for the BAFTA. He has written for both DC and Marvel, including critically acclaimed runs on X-Men and Fantastic Four, Marvel’s flagship superhero titles. His creator-owned books regularly appear in the New York Times’ graphic-fiction bestseller list. He also has several previous novels and one Hollywood movie screenplay to his credit.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 13.03
Audience: Adult
Language: English