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Author: M. R. Carey Narrator: Finty Williams Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Girl with All the Gifts Series Release Date: December 2017 ISBN: 9781549170072
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Melanie is a very special girl. Dr. Caldwell calls her “our little genius.”

Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be taken to class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don’t like her. She jokes that she won’t bite, but they don’t laugh.

Melanie loves school. She loves learning about spelling and sums and the world outside the classroom and the children’s cells. She tells her favorite teacher all the things she’ll do when she grows up. Melanie doesn’t know why this makes Miss Justineau look sad.

The Girl with All the Gifts is a sensational thriller, perfect for fans of Stephen King, Justin Cronin, and Neil Gaiman.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Like Max Brooks did with World War Z, Carey turns the zombie genre on its head. While the setting is a stark dystopian future teeming with undead, this moving story’s real focus is the relationships and growth of the characters, not who or what they are.”

    Library Journal

  • “Original, thrilling, and powerful.”

    Guardian (London)

  • “In less capable hands, this could have been a stock story with stock types, but the people here, and their relationships, are so compelling that they elevate the story into something worth caring about.”

    RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

  • “One of the more imaginative and ingenious additions to the dystopian canon.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • A BookRiot Pick of Best Abnormal Paranormal Books
  • A 2015 Audie Award Winner for Best Paranormal Fiction Narration
  • Arthur C. Clarke Award
  • A 2014 Audible.com Best of the Year selection
  • An Indie Next List selection
  • A USA Today bestseller

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About the Author

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.

About the Narrator

Finty Williams has worked extensively in theater, television, film, and audio. As a narrator, she has received multiple Earphones Awards and twice won the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration. Her stage credits include The Secret Life of Charlie Chaplin, Northanger Abbey, and The Misanthrope, while on television she has been seen in Born and Bred, Tales from the Crypt, and The Torch. Her films include Gosford Park, The Importance of Being Earnest, and Mrs. Brown.