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The Dead: The Dead: Book 1 - The Dead (Paperback)
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The Dead: The Dead: Book 1 - The Dead (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 01/07/2010
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Lazarus Stone is about to turn sixteen when, one night, his normal life is ripped to shreds by a skinless figure drenched in blood.

He has a message: The Dead are coming.

Now Lazarus is all that stands in their way. To fulfil his destiny, he must confront not only the dark past of his family, but horrors more gruesome than even Hell could invent. And it all begins with the reek of rotting flesh ...

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
ISBN: 9780340999691
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 176 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A racing read * Haunting Harkness *
Not quite like any other horror novel I've read before ... SO much fun * Alex Eats Books *
Packs a mean punch ... Equal parts terror, splatter and fun ... a great read * My Favourite Books *
A gruesome, horrifically fun way to spend your evening * Flipside *
Readers ... will lap up its blend of grisly post-Hellraiser body horror, pacey narrative and wicked streak of black humour ... horror for kids has a compelling and very twisted new voice * SFX Magazine *
David Gatward is going to become a big name in YA horror circles. * The Book Zone *
There's a great deal to enjoy in this book and the series seems set to provide lots more. Teen horror fans are going to love it. * The Bookbag *
A relentless and gruesome thrill ride The Dead marks out David Gatward as one to watch in Young Adult Horror. * SFX Magazine *
Looking for chills, spine tingling weirdness, and gut-wrenching gore? Well, this book will hit the spot. * Flipside Magazine *
A weekend spent in the company of The Dead is a weekend spent well. * GoreZone Magazine *
'...perfect for teens looking to try a good old-fashioned horror novel...' * Sugarscape.com *
Horror for kids has a compelling, and very twisted, new voice. * SFX Magazine *

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“By Annie, age 13”

I liked this book because it was very fast-paced and fun. It was full of action and it was quite funny in places. However, I thought that it was not long enough becuase it felt like just as I got into it, the book... More

Paperback edition
21st February 2011
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“Good!”

This book is really good! This only reason i have put 3 stars is that it takes a while for things to happen in the story but other than that this book is excellent! This book pulls you in after the first chapter so i... More

Paperback edition
5th November 2011
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“By Dylan, age 12”

This book is very hard to review because it wasn't amazing nor terrbile. It was very descriptive, but there are loads of books around now about chosen teens having to stop hell going on a rampage. I've just... More

Paperback edition
28th April 2011
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