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After the First Death

Written by Robert Cormier

Part of the Puffin Modern Classics Series

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On the outskirts of a small American town, a bus-load of young children is being held hostage. The hijackers are a cold and ruthless group, opposed to the secret government agency Inner Delta. At the centre of the battle are three teenagers. Miro is the terrorist with no past and no emotions. Kate is the bus driver, caught up in the nightmare, and Ben is the General's son who must act as a go-between. This is a tense drama, with death being the only escape.

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After the First Death Synopsis

After the First Death is a brilliantly tense hostage drama, by Robert Cormier, the acclaimed author of The Chocolate War. On the outskirts of a small American town, a bus-load of young children is being held hostage. The hijackers are a cold and ruthless group, opposed to the secret government agency Inner Delta. At the centre of the battle are three teenagers. Miro is the terrorist with no past and no emotions. Kate is the bus driver, caught up in the nightmare, and Ben is the General's son who must act as a go-between.

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ISBN: 9780141368894
Publication date: 04/08/2016
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780141368894
Publication date: 31/08/2006
Publisher: Puffin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141368894
Publication date: 4th August 2016
Author: Robert Cormier
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Suitable for: YA readers
Genres: Crime / Mystery
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Classics

About Robert Cormier

Robert Cormier (pronounced kor-MEER) lived all his life in Leominster, Massachusetts, a small town in the north-central part of the state, where he grew up as part of a close, warm community of French Canadian immigrants and lived with his wife, Connie, also from Leominster, and where they raised their three daughters and one son—all adults now. They never saw a reason to leave. “There are lots of untold stories right here on Main Street,” Cormier once said. A newspaper reporter and columnist for 30 years (working for the Worcester Telegram and Gazette and the Fitchburg Sentinel), Cormier was often ...

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