The Compound (Compound, book 1) by S A Bodeen – book cover, description, publication history. Eli and his family have lived in the Compound for six years. Bodeen, acclaimed as the writer of such picture books as Elizabeti’s Doll, turns out a high-wire act of a first novel, a thriller that exerts an. The Compound (Volume 2) S.A. Bodeen Square Fish. Eli and his family lived in an underground shelter they called the Compound for six years. They thought.
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I remember seeing both titles and figured out this was the one I wanted to read – and read it I did.
And there is a scene in the book with a hatch and someone banging on it and yelling Nooooo. It really seemed like he was capable of unspeakable horrors. Jun 14, Kandise rated it liked it Shelves: Between that and the dwindling food supplies, Eli begins to compounx himself out of his stupor, takes a look around, and begins to realize that no matter what is causing his current situation, he may be the only one who can save his family.
It left an opening for a sequel but I don’t think there will be a sequel. This book was a bit thinner than it should have been, and I still don’t quite understand the father’s motivation for imprisoning his family underground.
I found myself sitting down and reading the entire book because I just wanted to know more and more about what was happening. View all 5 comments. The book opens with 15 year old Eli reflecting back on how they got there, and remembering his twin brother, who didn’t make it in before the door was sealed.
The Compound (The Compound, #1) by S.A. Bodeen
Dec 31, Kim rated it it was ok Shelves: Bodeen is a nice dose of originality in the often cluttered genre of YA fiction. Product details Age Range: Su tutti aleggia il vago presentimento che ci sia qualcosa che non va. Would you like to tell us about compounnd lower price? This is scary to think about.
With strong concepts and interesting setting, reluctant readers will definitely enjoy this one. Bodeen, you have captured the attention of many of my students, they loved the book, but I can’t say that I felt the same way.
This book is great for anyone who is wa in going nowhere fast. When i read “The Hunger Games” i was left with and overwhelming feeling of: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I would say that The Compound bbodeen a very very unique and highly entertaining book.
Bodeen, acclaimed as the writer s such picture books as Elizabeti’s Doll, turns out a high-wire act of a first novel, a thriller that exerts an ever-tighter grip on readers.
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As human guinea pigs? If you like books that have mystery, futuristic components and some realistic fiction you will love the Compound. A tour that leads absolutely nowhere and serves almost zero purpose in the plot. While the life in the Compound is fairly routine, Rex’s madness is anything but.
Share your thoughts with other customers. She adores books and is a big fan of cheese. I was annoyed by All for Kids said, “What a book! Dec 20, Bodeen Cai rated it it was amazing Shelves: When they rushed to get in, though, their grandmother and Eli’s twin Eddy are left outside. The Compound is a book that will make you fall in love with its characters and then slowly cause you to question their trustworthiness and question all you know. Secrets never meant to be revealed are exposed.
The reader moves through the story bodedn everything through a young boy’s eyes. Some good stuff in this one, but the characters are pretty one-dimensional and things got a little too crazy without fully committing to it. Selected pages Title Page.
It was almost like I was in The Compound with Eli and his family. When Eli is only 9-years old, he and his family minus his Gram and twin brother, Eddyrun to their compouhd compound and manage to escape the nuclear bomb outside. Did no one think to question that? The story starts in the sixth year of their confinement, and things have been going wrong: Trivia About The Compound The Jul 01, Wendy Darling rated it liked it Shelves: When Eli shouts that they have to wait for them as the Compound door closes, his father says, “At least I have one of you.
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I was swept along by this story of a wealthy family who must spend the next 15 years in a bunker to escape a nuclear war, a war no one knew was coming.