A standalone novel set in the same world as "The Girl with All the Gifts" finds a clever boy declared the savior of his land and dispatched outside the gates to the region of monsters.
One exceptional boy journeys into the ashes of society to find the cure for a devastating plague in this riveting post-apocalyptic standalone set in the same world as the USA Today-bestselling The Girl With All the Gifts.Once upon a time, in a land blighted by terror, there was a very clever boy. The people thought the boy could save them, so they opened their gates and sent him out into the world. To where the monsters lived."Strange and surprising and humane" (Lauren Beukes), The Boy on the Bridge is a gripping, powerful story that will make you question what it means to be human.For more from M. R. Carey, check out:The Girl With All the GiftsFellsideSomeone Like MeBy the same author, writing as Mike Carey:The Devil You KnowVicious CircleDead Men's BootsThicker Than WaterThe Naming of the Beasts