Rugby Zombies: The Last International by Dan Anthony
  

Synopsis

Rugby Zombies: The Last International by Dan Anthony

Will the Rugby Zombies finally manage to play an international match? This is Dan Anthony's final novel in the trilogy of stories about the Welsh Rugby Zombies. They still need to play an international match to exorcise their shameful past but this time Arwel is less inclined to help them.

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Arwel is a mediocre rugby player, not good enough to play for Aberscary Comprehensive School - except when he plays with the Zombies, when he becomes a heroic, unstoppable player. Arwels team-mates are Welsh International players who made errors on the rugby field and were turned into Zombies as punishment. The only way they can redeem themselves is by winning an International match. They are menacing in the way of the All Blacks when they dance their war haka, but they are sad creatures, too. They need Arwel, and they need Arwels dad who has contacts and who can arrange an International match for them. Arwel is sidetracked into changing his image when he agrees to be interviewed by the keen sixth form editor of the Aberscary School newspaper sixth form girls dont usually bother with thirteen-year-old boys! So, when a match is arranged it is up to Arwels friends to deliver him and the Zombies to a mysterious valley in France to play against another unusual team. Will Arwel return to form, and will the Zombies win the match and gain their freedom? You'll have to read this witty Welsh page-turner to find out ... Mari Strachan It is possible to use this review for promotional purposes, but the following acknowledgment should be included: A review from www.gwales.com, with the permission of the Welsh Books Council. Gellir defnyddio'r adolygiad hwn at bwrpas hybu, ond gofynnir i chi gynnwys y gydnabyddiaeth ganlynol: Adolygiad oddi ar www.gwales.com, trwy ganiatd Cyngor Llyfrau Cymru. -- Welsh Books Council

About the Author

Dan Anthony is an experienced scriptwriter and short story writer, having written and directed many radio programmes for BBC Radio Wales, and scripted plays for BBC Radio 4. He has written widely for children, working as a scriptwriter on CBBC's Story of Tracy Beaker and S4C's The Baaas. The Last International is his third novel, following on from the roaring success of The Rugby Zombies in 2010 and The Rugby Zombies: Number Two in 2011.

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Format

Paperback
132 pages

Author

Dan Anthony
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Publisher

Pont Books an imprint of Gomer Press
www.wbc.org.uk/

Publication date

24th September 2012

ISBN

9781848514683


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