The Ship

The Ship

Hardback Published on: 19/02/2015
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The Ship
This was such an interesting read. All the way through, I was sympathetic to Lalla and the others on the Ship. I screamed (in my head, nobody wanted to hea... READ MORE
Nicki Golding at bluewater

Synopsis

WELCOME TO LONDON BUT NOT AS YOU KNOW ITOxford Street burned for three weeks. The British Museum is occupied by ragtag survivors. The Regent's Park camps have been bombed. The Nazareth Act has come into force. If you can't produce your identity card, you don't exist.Lalla, sixteen, has grown up sheltered from the new reality by her visionary father, Michael Paul. But now the chaos has reached their doorstep. Michael has promised to save them. His escape route is a ship big enough to save five hundred people. But only the worthy will be chosen. Once on board, as day follows identical day, Lalla's unease grows. Where are they going? What does her father really want?WHAT IS THE PRICE OF SALVATION?

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9780297871491
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Weight: 458g
  • Dimensions: 223 x 142 x 30 mm

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The Ship
Gripping dystopian tale
Sixteen-year-old Lalla lives in London, but the city is not like we know it today; ID cards are compulsory, without one you're not classified as a citizen ... READ MORE
Page to Stage Reviews (Zarina)
The Ship
Antonia Honeywell is an exciting new talent.
Our planet is over-crowded and under-resourced. Parts of London have burnt, parts are under water. Whilst the inhabitants of London may exist in body, the ... READ MORE
Anne Cater
The Ship
Salvation is coming, destination unknown.
Here is a book that is bound to get under your skin and make you think. Our scene is set in a near-future world with barren, poisoned earth and militarised... READ MORE
Leilah at Doncaster