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The Roar

Written By:Emma Clayton - 2008

  • The Roar  - Emma Clayton cover


Listen. Can you hear it?

Mika lives in future London, behind The Wall, safe from The Animal Plague beyond. Or so he's been told. But ever since Ellie vanished a year ago, he's suspected his world may be built on secrets—and lies. When a mysterious organization starts recruiting mutant kids to compete in violent virtual reality games, Mika takes the chance to search for his twin sister—and the truth.

Answer the call of the wild!


The sun was setting over the Atlantic, and as it ran like molten gold into the waves a girl in a Pod Fighter ripped through the scene like graffiti sprayed across a landscape painting. For a few startled moments, the sun and the sea trembled.

Ellie flew fast and low, with her eyes fixed on the northern horizon...


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"A hugely inventive and entertaining read which grabs the reader by the scruff of the neck from the first sentence. It flies along like a laser beam from a blaster and sustains the breakneck pace until the stunning climax. A fresh and exciting take on sci-fi that will have fans crying out for a sequel." —Edin Colfer




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