Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) ISBN 0374362246 (ISBN13: 9780374362249)
SYNOPSIS: “Alex Sawyer has escaped his underground nightmare to discover the whole world has become a prison, and Alfred Furnace is its master. Monsters rule the streets, leaving nothing but murder in their wake. Those who do not die become slaves to Furnace’s reign of cruelty. Alex is a monster too. He is the only one who can stop Furnace but in doing so he could destroy everything. Is he the executed or the executioner? Who will die? All Alex knows is that one way or another, it all ends now.”
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Alexander Gordon Smith is the author of the Escape from Furnace series of young adult novels. Born in 1979 in Norwich, England, he always wanted to be a writer. His first book, The Inventors, written with his nine-year-old brother Jamie, was published in the U.K. in 2007. He lives in England.
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