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

The Boy on the Bridge

By M. R. Carey
Read by Finty Williams

Orbit 9780316300339
13.03 Hours 1
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One exceptional boy journeys into the ashes of society to find the cure for a devastating plague in this riveting post-apocalyptic standalone set in the same world as the USA Today-bestselling The Girl With All the Gifts. 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. "Strange and surprising and humane" (Lauren Beukes), The Boy on the Bridge is a gripping, powerful story that will make you question what it means to be human. For more from M. R. Carey, check out: The Girl With All the Gifts Fellside Someone Like Me By the same author, writing as Mike Carey: The Devil You Know Vicious Circle Dead Men's Boots Thicker Than Water The Naming of the Beasts

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One exceptional boy journeys into the ashes of society to find the cure for a devastating plague in this riveting post-apocalyptic standalone set in the same world as the USA Today-bestselling The Girl With All the Gifts.


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.


"Strange and surprising and humane" (Lauren Beukes), The Boy on the Bridge is a gripping, powerful story that will make you question what it means to be human.



For more from M. R. Carey, check out: The Girl With All the Gifts Fellside Someone Like Me
By the same author, writing as Mike Carey:
The Devil You Know
Vicious Circle
Dead Men's Boots

Thicker Than Water
The Naming of the Beasts

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Humane, horrific and unputdownable. Irish Times
A wonderful trip back into the universe of The Girl With All the Gifts 100 Percent Rock Magazine
A cast of fascinating characters.... Readers will feel surprisingly welcome in this world. The Mary Sue
Heartfelt, remorseless and painfully human...as fresh as it is terrifying. A jewel. Joss Whedon on Girl With All the Gifts
Original, thrilling and powerful. The Guardian 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
Unique and terrifying. Booklist (starred review) on The Girl With All the Gifts
Compelling . . . may leave you feeling shell-shocked. SFX
Spectacular! Martina Cole, author of Betrayal
Thoughtful and compelling RT Book Reviews
A terrifying, emotional page-turner that explores what it means to be human. Kirkus
Carey writes with compassion and fire - strange and surprising and humane Lauren Beukes, author of The Shining Girls
A tense story with superbly rendered characters and the same blend of tragedy and hope. SciFiNow
[A] brilliant character study as much as a tense, satisfying post-apocalyptic thriller. B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog
The stakes are higher than ever...action-packed...Fans of Carey and readers of Ben H. Winters or Steven Barnes will enjoy. Library Journal
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
“Carey weaves a creeping dread into his already tense narrative…A terrifying, emotional page-turner that explores what it means to be human.” Kirkus Reviews

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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, CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 13.03
Audience: Adult
Language: English