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The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
  

The Forest of Hands and Teeth

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July 2009 Debut of the Month.

This is a quite remarkable and moving debut novel that has was causing waves well before it was published. The author has crafted a powerful and, at times frightening tale that explores humanity’s unfailing desire to not just survive, but to live, even in its darkest hours. Beautifully written, terrifically paced and featuring one of the most relatable and identifiable characters in young adult fiction The Forest of Hands and Teeth is set to capture the imaginations of readers of all ages with its mix of horror, redemption and sheer breathtaking storytelling. Told through the eyes of a young girl called Mary, this is set to be the debut of the year we reckon.

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If you like Carrie Ryan you might also like to read books by Madeleine Roux, Stephen King and Alden Bell.

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Synopsis

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

In Mary's world there are simple truths.

The Sisterhood always knows best.

The Guardians will protect and serve.

The Unconsecrated will never relent.

And you must always mind the fence that surrounds the village; the fence that protects the village from the Forest of Hands and Teeth.

But, slowly, Mary's truths are failing her. She's learning things she never wanted to know about the Sisterhood and its secrets, and the Guardians and their power, and about the Unconsecrated and their relentlessness. When the fence is breached and her world is thrown into chaos, she must choose between her village and her future-between the one she loves and the one who loves her.

And she must face the truth about the Forest of Hands and Teeth. Could there be life outside a world surrounded in so much death?

Reviews

‘Poignant and powerful, fresh and riveting’ Publishers Weekly

‘A beautifully crafted, page-turning and powerful novel’ Melissa Marr

About the Author

Carrie Ryan

Born and raised in Greenville, South Carolina, Carrie Ryan is a graduate of Williams College and Duke University School of Law. A former litigator, she now writes full time. She lives with her writer/lawyer fiancé, two fat cats and one large puppy in Charlotte, North Carolina. They are not at all prepared for the zombie apocalypse.

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Publication date

1st July 2009

Author

Carrie Ryan

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Publisher

Orion Publishing Co

Format

Hardback

Categories

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ISBN

9780575090842

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