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Bridge 108 From The Arthur C Clarke Award Winning Author, A Dystopian Novel Of Oppression Set In The Climate Ravaged Europe Of A Calculated Life, A Finalist For The Kitschies Award And Philip K Dick Award Late In The Twenty First Century, Drought And Wildfires Prompt An Exodus From Southern Europe When Twelve Year Old Caleb Is Separated From His Mother During Their Trek North, He Soon Falls Prey To Traffickers Enslaved In An Enclave Outside Manchester, The Resourceful And Determined Caleb Never Loses Hope Of Bettering HimselfAfter Caleb Is Befriended By A Fellow Victim Of Trafficking, Another Road Opens Hiding In The Woodlands By Day, Guided By The Stars At Night, He Begins A New Journey To Escape To A Better Life, To Meet Someone He Can Trust, And To Find His Family For Caleb, Only One Thing Is Certain Making His Way In The World Will Be Far Difficult Than His Mother ImaginedTold Through Multiple Voices And Set Against The Backdrop Of A Haunting And Frighteningly Believable Future, Bridge Charts The Passage Of A Young Boy Into Adulthood Amid Oppressive Circumstances That Are Increasingly Relevant To Our Present Day


About the Author: Anne Charnock

Anne Charnock s novel DREAMS BEFORE THE START OF TIME is the winner of the 2018 Arthur C Clarke Award, and was shortlisted for the BSFA 2017 Best Novel Award Her latest novel, BRIDGE 108, is written in the same world as her debut novel, A CALCULATED LIFE a finalist for the 2013 Philip K Dick and The Kitschies Golden Tentacle Awards SLEEPING EMBERS OF AN ORDINARY MIND, her second novel, was named by The Guardian as one of the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2015Anne Charnock s journalism has appeared in New Scientist, The Guardian, Financial Times, International Herald Tribune and Geographical She was educated at the University of East Anglia, where she studied Environmental Sciences, and at The Manchester School of Art, England where she gained a Masters in Fine Art As a foreign correspondent, she travelled widely in Africa, the Middle East and India and spent a year overlanding through Egypt, Sudan and Kenya photo by Marzena Pogorzaly



10 thoughts on “Bridge 108

  1. says:

    Many thanks to Wunderkid PR for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review Goodreads Blog Pinterest LinkedIn YouTube Instagram Many thanks to Wunderkid PR for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review Goodreads Blog Pinterest LinkedIn YouTube Instagram


  2. says:

    Although sent in the future, within a new world order, where climate change, wildfires and water shortages have triggered mass migration this is a very current novel regarding the subject matter The U.K is functioning well and is the place people s from Southern Europe head for in this dystopian future.Told in a series of events in the life of Caleb and narrated from t


  3. says:

    I received this ARC from NetGalley in exchange for a fair review A poignant and timely story about forced migration, unlawful immigration, and the hurdles we face trying to adapt to systems that are inherently antagonistic to us It is a book that is both disheartening and hopeful at the same time, with interesting and sympathetic characters The shifting perspectives in this


  4. says:

    If you like or are even mildly curious about thoughtful, smart, socially speculative dystopian fiction then Bridge 108 is for you Charnock has given us interesting and believable characters with compelling motivations that shed light on the deterministic but often naive actions of social actants in a world struggling with social and economic divisions Caleb and other point of view


  5. says:

    Bridge 108 is a dystopian fiction book about England after the fire when there are a flood of migrants coming up from Europe and the English are divided between people who received inoculation to addictions and other socially undesirable qualities, and those older or poorer members of society who have not.This book is a lot to take in First, enhanced people who are all richquite on the


  6. says:

    Bridge 108 is a sharp and witty new dystopian story Imagine The Giver mixed with The Outsiders and you have this new story As I was reading this I was instantly reminded of the classic ya stories The story is easy to read without being dull The undertones of what it means to live in a post apocalyptic world add a layer to the decisions made by the characters.This is a book that finally made m


  7. says:

    I have yet to read a book written entirely in the present tense that I have enjoyed I ve always found them boring lacking in momentum.A book written entirely in first person narrative, on the other hand, is something that I have always enjoyed but writers who can pull it off successfully are the exception to the rule.I give Anne Charnock credit for having the cojones to attempt both Unfortunately,


  8. says:

    I m ready to read any dystopian novel that takes climate change into account.


  9. says:

    Cool concept, not great execution and the story was all over the place.


  10. says:

    Major d j vu reading this, as the first section is basically the novella The Enclave, which was published in 2017 and won the BSFA Award I seem to remember voting for it, too Three years later, and child slavery and human trafficking is not what I want to read about in a sf novel, but then Bridge 108 abruptly flips POV to that of an undercover immigration agent and we get some actual commentary on the world being de


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