Where the monsters lived

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.

The Boy on the Bridge
By M. R. Carey

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This is the end of the world, after all. Difficult things must be done, and a few little lies are the least of it. Weighty betrayals abound....

Britain is no more. The Breakdown destroyed it. The land now belongs to the Hungries – altered, infected and no longer human, these lost souls live only to feed. A

The Boy on the Bridge has a serious and sombre tone, this is a thinking person’s zombie book, comprised of harsh and heartbreaking moments, it’s a gripping, deep and thoughtful read.

Carey contrasts the mayhem with the desolate beauty of nature reclaiming civilized areas.