The start of a new trilogy from the author of the million-copy bestselling THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS, THE BOOK OF KOLI is a modern masterpiece for fans of Jeff VanderMeer's SOUTHERN REACH trilogy
'The captivating start to what promises to be an epic post-apocalyptic fable from one of the most inventive voices in contemporary fiction' Kirkus
EVERYTHING THAT LIVES HATES US.
WHEN NATURE HAS TURNED AGAINST HUMANITY, WHO WILL SAVE US?
Koli is a boy who is afraid of trees. After the world broke down all the plants were dying, so people made them stronger. Now everyone is afraid of them.
And it's not just the trees. The animals have turned against us too. Not to mention the Shunned Men, the outcasts outside the village walls.
If Koli can wake the technology of the old world, he thinks he won't have to be afraid of anything again.
From the author of the million-copy bestselling The Girl With All the Gifts comes the start of a captivating new trilogy: the beautiful, haunting tale of a boy struggling to find his place in a world that feels lost, yet achingly familiar . . .
The captivating start to what promises to be an epic post-apocalyptic fable from one of the most inventive voices in contemporary fiction - KIRKUS on THE BOOK OF KOLI
Original, thrilling and powerful
As fresh as it is terrifying . . . It left me sighing with envious joy
If you only read one novel this year, make sure it's this one
M. R. Carey has been making up stories for most of his life. His novel The Girl With All the Gifts has sold over a million copies and became a major motion picture, based on his own BAFTA Award-nominated screenplay. Under the name Mike Carey he has written for both DC and Marvel, including critically acclaimed runs on Lucifer, Hellblazer and X-Men. His creator-owned books regularly appear in the New York Times bestseller list. He also has several previous novels including the Felix Castor series (written as Mike Carey), two radio plays and a number of TV and movie screenplays to his credit.