The moving, gripping and stunningly written first novel for young adults by award-winning author, Matt Haig.
Matt Haig's first novel for young readers, Shadow Forest, won the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award and the Gold Smarties Award. He is also the author of various adult novels, including the bestsellers The Last Family in England, The Radleys and The Humans. Reviewers have called his writing 'totally engrossing', 'touching, quirky and macabre' and 'so surprising and strange that it vaults into a realm all of its own'. His books have been translated into 25 languages. He lives in York.
Matt Haig is astounding -- Stephen Fry
A highly original page-turner * Independent on Sunday *
A brilliant story that you'll want to read in one sitting * The Sun on Sunday *
An exciting SF thriller but also a rich and deeply felt exploration of the line that separates humans - creatures of love, passion, fear and hate - from mere organic simulations -- Anthony McGowan * Guardian *
It's a treat to read such a satisfying, complex work * Financial Times *