Aug 052012

Todd Hewitt is the last child in Prentisstown, the last human settlement on New World, where all the women are gone while men grind out a hard hopeless life. He’s approaching his 13th birthday when he’ll become a man.

Then he learns that everything he knows is wrong.

The first of a trilogy holds sprawling ambition and attention to detail – holding your attention with relentless suspense. The pace starts high and the stakes keep getting higher – and the choices harder.

This is part of the vanguard of new young adult literature, and you’d be glad to read it.


Get it here (UK) or here (US)

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