Floodland by Marcus Sedgwick

Rating 9.0/10
Floodland is a challenging novel for older readers.

Floodland is a challenging novel for older readers who will be captivated by a vision of the future that is not so unbelievable. Imagine that a few years from now England is covered by water, and Norwich is an island. Zoe, left behind in the confusion when her parents escaped, survives there as best she can. Alone and desperate among marauding gangs, she manages to dig a derelict boat out of the mud and gets away to Eels Island. But Eels Island, whose raggle-taggle inhabitants are dominated by the strange boy Dooby, is full of danger too. The belief that she will one day find her parents spurs Zoe on to a dramatic escape in a story of courage and determination that leads to an unexpected and touching conclusion. Floodland has a powerful and emotive theme, handled with warmth and humanity.

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from England


A fascinating story about a young girl called Zoe who ventures out on a exiting journey and befriends a boy called Munchkin. Touching.

from Bangladesh


The fact is that you have been able to use your imagination for your story.

from England


I love this book a lot as there is suspense, disastrous, strong plot and bunch of impressive characters who are full of courage to perform daring job for destiny. I appreciate the people who included this book in our course. I enjoyed a lot from three story and adventure of this book.

from England


I really like this book. This book is a good book to read at school because you can do loads of work on it. I hope everyone else likes this book too. Thank you for writing a book like this now we can take care of the world a little bit more. Thank you.

from England


It is a powerful story about a young girl called Zoe who goes on a dangerous journey to find her parents.

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