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After the First Death

After the First Death

On the outskirts of a small American town, a bus-load of young children is being held hostage. The hijackers are a cold and ruthless group, opposed to the secret government agency Inner Delta. At the centre of the battle are three teenagers. Miro is the terrorist with no past and... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780141368894
Barcode 9780141368894
Published 3 January 2017 by Penguin
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Cormier, Robert
Designed by Jones, Matt
Series Puffin Modern Classics (part: 2)
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ISBN-13 9780141368894
ISBN-10 0141368896
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Books Ltd
Publication Date 3 January 2017
International Publication Date 4 August 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Cormier, Robert
Designed by Jones, Matt
Series Puffin Modern Classics (part: 2)
Category Crime & Mystery
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight 236g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.54
Catalogue Code 747770

Description of this Book

On the outskirts of a small American town, a bus-load of young children is being held hostage. The hijackers are a cold and ruthless group, opposed to the secret government agency Inner Delta. At the centre of the battle are three teenagers. Miro is the terrorist with no past and no emotions. Kate is the bus driver, caught up in the nightmare, and Ben is the General's son who must act as a go-between. AFTER THE FIRST DEATH is a brilliantly tense hostage drama, by Robert Cormier, the acclaimed author of THE CHOCOLATE WAR.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Robert Cormier was a journalist and author, acclaimed for his young adult novels with their uncompromising examination of contemporary issues. His novels included the prize-winning THE CHOCOLATE WAR and I AM THE CHEESE. Robert Cormier lived all his life in Massachusetts, USA; he died in 2000 aged 75.

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