The Call (Paperback)
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The Call (Paperback)

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Paperback 334 Pages / Published: 01/06/2017
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Longlisted for The CILIP Carnegie Medal 2018

You wake up alone in a horrible land.  
A horn sounds.  The Call has begun...

Nessa and her friends attend Boyle College to train for the most dangerous time of their lives - The Call.

Without warning, each one of them will wake in a terrifying land, alone and hunted, with a one-in-ten chance of returning alive.

No one believes Nessa can make it, but she's determined to prove them all wrong. And she will need every ounce of spirit and courage in order to survive ...

Publisher: David Fickling Books
ISBN: 9781910200988
Number of pages: 334
Dimensions: 178 x 126 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Perfect for Game of Thrones fans' - Buzzfeed

'Dark and brutal, its power is undeniable' - Frank Cottrell-Boyce

'Fresh, fun and very, very nasty' - Juno Dawson

'Wildly imaginative and will appeal to Hunger Games fans' - Daily Mail

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“Brilliant!”

With a nation's youth being snatched away, returning after 3 minutes from a land of unimaginable horrors, 'the Call' is a horrifying yet brilliant book. A fantastic take on the fairies of Irish... More

Hardback edition
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Lizzie | @littlehux

“Terrifying, thrilling war of teenagers versus Irish folklore; tremendous stuff”

The Call by Peadar O'Guilin is easily the scariest book I've ever read and boy was it good!!

In Ireland, war against the mystical Sídhe has left its mark, as children are taken to their world for 3 mins... More

Hardback edition
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Penelope Bullock at Lancaster

“Not for the faint of heart!”

An interesting mix of Celtic mythology and the Hunger Games. Extremely dark and more than a little icky in places this is not a book for the faint at heart or for those who like their faeries kind and benevolent. Fast... More

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