After the Fire: Book summary and reviews of After the Fire by Will Hill

After the Fire

by Will Hill

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After the Fire by Will Hill
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    Oct 2, 2018
    464 pages
    Genre: Novels

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The things I've seen are burned into me, like scars that refuse to fade.

Before, she lived inside the fence. Before, she was never allowed to leave the property, never allowed to talk to Outsiders, never allowed to speak her mind. Because Father John controlled everything - and Father John liked rules. Disobeying Father John came with terrible consequences.

But there are lies behind Father John's words. Outside, there are different truths.

Then came the fire.

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"Starred Review. An astonishing saga of suffering and joy, guilt, evil, redemption and truth." - Kirkus

"This offers a fascinating look at emotional manipulation, calculated lies, and physical intimidation and punishment...Hill treats his story, based on the true events of the Branch Davidian religious sect near Waco, Texas, with respect and dignity." - Booklist

"Genuinely different...thrilling and spellbinding!" - Patrick Ness, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"The gripping story of survival and escape...It will keep you up late until you get to the very end." - Maureen Johnson, New York Times bestselling author of Truly Devious

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Will Hill

Will Hill is an award-winning author and screenwriter.

He was a bartender, a bookseller, a charity worker and a publishing marketer for many years before quitting to write full time. His debut novel was Department 19, the first in a five book series which was a bestseller in the UK and translated into more than a dozen languages.

His latest novel, After The Fire, won the 2018 YA Book Prize, was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and selected for the Zoella Book Club, and received widespread critical acclaim.

Will lives in east London with his partner and two cats.

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