Inside The Cage by Matthew Whyman

Inside The Cage

Written by Matthew Whyman

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A thrilling story of survival against terrifying odds. Does seventeen-year-old Carl Hobbes stay inside the secure unit even though chaos reigns after one of the inmates causes an uprising or, does he head for the outside world and try to survive in the Arctic wilderness? In other words, are Carl’s chances of survival better inside the cage or out?


Inside The Cage by Matthew Whyman

College student, teenage hacker, enemy combatant? Under suspicion for a virtual break-in at Fort Knox, 17 year old Carl Hobbes finds himself on a rendition flight for questioning by the US military. Taken to an isolated Arctic wilderness, dedicated to holding terrorists for hire, the boy finds all assurances about his safety blow away when one notorious detainee stages an uprising. Cut off from civilisation, and with overnight temperatures plummeting, Hobbes must decide whether his chances of survival are greater inside the cage, or out.

About the Author

Matthew Whyman

Matt Whyman is a best-selling novelist, also known for his work as an advice columnist for numerous teenage magazines. He has written two novels for adults, Man or Mouse (2000) and Columbia Road (2001), as well as both fiction and non-fiction for teenagers, including Superhuman (2003), XY (2003), Boy Kills Man (2004), XY:100 (2004), The Wild (2005) and So Below (2005).

A graduate from the University of East Anglia's MA in Creative Writing (1992), Matt is often invited to teach the subject for writers of all ages. Recently, he has hosted workshops in Russia and Saudi Arabia.

In 1995, Matt became the first agony uncle for 19 magazine, and has subsequently written regular advice columns for B, Fox Kids, AOL UK and Bliss. He often appears on television and radio in this role. Over the years he has co-presented a series of ITV's regional cult Saturday morning show, Love Bites, a live weekly phone-in on LBC, and generally stuff that involves sitting uncomfortably on acid-coloured bean bags.

Matt has written many national health awareness campaigns, for clients including BBC Radio One, Brook Advisory, NSPCC and the Health Education Authority. He is a regular contributor to, and a relationship advisor for

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352 pages
Interest Age: From 12


Matthew Whyman
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Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

1st July 2007




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