Hunger by Melvin Burgess


byMelvin Burgess

Paperback | February 11, 2014

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From acclaimed and controversial author, Melvin Burgess, a terrifying new Hammer Horror novella about a teenager and her relationship with a ghoul.
When Beth wakes up one morning covered in dirt, she puts it down to an extreme case of sleep-walking. But when reports of a desecrated grave start to circulate, her night-time wanderings take on a sinister air.

Soon the city is being plagued by strange sightings and sudden disappearances. 

Beth knows that something is changing within her. Something that's filling her with an urgent, desperate hunger that demands to be satisfied -- at any cost.

About The Author

MELVIN BURGESS was born in 1954 and was brought up in Sussex and Berkshire. He started writing in his twenties, and wrote on and off for fifteen years before having his first book, The Cry of the Wolf, published in 1990. In 1997 his controversial bestseller Junk won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal. It was a...
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Title:HungerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.81 × 5.1 × 0.76 inPublished:February 11, 2014Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099576651

ISBN - 13:9780099576655

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"A grizzly, fast-paced novella... a great addition to this entertaining canon." --The List

"Realistic, gritty, occasionally gut-churning, Hunger is a proper bit of old-school horror." --Sunday Sport