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The Roar

3 Ratings: 2.0
A book by Emma Clayton

Grade 5–8—In a bleak future, humans use terrible chemicals to fight The Animal Plague that causes all of the world's animals to go rabid and renders most of the planet uninhabitable. The population now cowers in overcrowded walled cities. … see full wiki

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Author: Emma Clayton
Publisher: The Chicken House
3 reviews about The Roar
Quick Tip by . November 07, 2010
Fantastic young adult dystopian book with some great world building, told in alternating narratives.
review by . April 15, 2009
When I ordered this book I did not realize it leaned more towards the young adult section. Nevertheless, while not my particular brand of coffee, it was enjoyable enough but nothing I would recommend to my network of friends.    The story was interesting and easy to follow, with a few twists and turns along the way (although with careful reading some of them could be deduced or assumed).    The biggest drawback with ROAR was the mediocre characterization. …
review by . January 15, 2009
Emma Clayton's first novel is set in a near dystopian future. Due to an "animal plague", all of the known residents of the world are crammed into the far norther hemisphere behind a protective wall while the rest of the world is a sterilized desert to eliminate the animals that caused the plague.    The world halts having children for 30 years as it reels from the devastation and gradually separates into three classes, a rich upper class of managers and officials who live in …
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