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The Roar|Emma Clayton
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Exciting, thought-provoking, and very hard to put down.--The New York Times Book Review

Mika lives in future London, behind The Wall: Solid concrete topped with high-voltage razor wire and guarded by a battalion of Ghengis Borgs, it was built to keep out the animals, because animals carry the plague. Or so Mika's been told. But ever since Ellie vanished a year ago, Mika's suspected his world may be built on secrets--and lies. When a mysterious organization starts recruiting mutant kids to compete in violent virtual reality games, Mika takes the chance to search for his twin sister--and the truth.A hugely inventive and entertaining read which grabs the reader by the scruff of the neck from the first sentence. It flies along like a laser beam from a blaster and sustains the breakneck pace until the stunning climax. A fresh and exciting take on sci-fi...--Eoin Colfer*Includes a bonus chapter previewing the breathtaking sequel THE WHISPER

  • ISBN-13: 9780439927857
  • ISBN-10: 0439927854
  • Publisher: Chicken House
  • Publish Date: January 2012
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.3 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds
  • Page Count: 512
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-14