The Survival Game (Paperback)
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The Survival Game (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 26/07/2018
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In a world full of check points and controls, can love and hope defy the borders? A searing, timely story, as arresting as it is beautiful.

Mhairi Anne Bain owns only two things: a gun with no bullets and her identity papers.

The world is a shell of what it once was. Now, you must prove yourself worthy of existence at every turn, at every border checkpoint. And if you are going to survive, your instincts will become your most valuable weapon.

Mhairi has learnt the importance of living her own story, of speaking to no one. But then she meets a young boy with no voice at all, and finds herself risking everything to take him to safety.

Mhairi and the silent boy travel the road north, towards what she truly believes is their salvation. But there are rumous that things have changed since she has been away ...

An extraordinary story about the power of small kindnesses to change everything, this is a book to read in one sitting.

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
ISBN: 9781444944532
Number of pages: 384
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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“Heartwrenching and Powerful”

This is a vital, beautiful book - not least because of that striking cover. The world has heated up and the earth's population is desperately trying to get further north - including Mhairi, who is trying to get... More

“Wise and wonderful”

This is a wonderful novel, set in 2049, when the earth has heated up and migration has hit new highs. There are also new rules in place and the world is a harsher place as countries try and stretch their resources to... More

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Clare Riley

“Global warming from a child's perspective.”

I know it's necessary to have differentiation between the age groups for the protection of those who are youngest, but in this case, knowing that this is a child's/ young person's book, may put adults... More

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