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Genesis Paperback – 27 May 2010

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  • ISBN-10 : 1847249302
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1847249302
  • Paperback : 208 pages
  • Product Dimensions : 15 x 1.5 x 20.2 cm
  • Publisher : Hachette Children's Group; UK ed. Edition (27 May 2010)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.2 out of 5 stars 188 ratings

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'a very different young adult novel . . . that will make smart teenagers feel very respected' Patrick Ness, Guardian. * Guardian * 'Highly original, this remarkable thriller fuses intricate ideas with real emotion and suspense. It gripped me like a vice.' Jonathan Stroud. * Jonathan Stroud * 'Extraordinarily original' Independent. * Independent * 'The pages keep turning until the startling and surprising culmination. There is a great deal for readers to think about but the book is guaranteed to hold their attention and stay in their minds' Carousel. * Carousel *

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Bernard Beckett, born in 1967, is a high school teacher based in Wellington, New Zealand. Genesis was written while he was on a Royal Society Fellowship investigating DNA mutations. It won the New Zealand Post Book Award for Young Adults and the Esther Glen Award.

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