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  • Published: 22 May 2013
  • ISBN: 9780141910598
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

The Bunker Diary

Room meets Lord of the Flies, The Bunker Diary is Kevin Brooks's pulse-pounding exploration of what happens when your worst nightmare comes true - and how will you survive?


I can't believe I fell for it.
It was still dark when I woke up this morning.
As soon as my eyes opened I knew where I was.

A low-ceilinged rectangular building made entirely of whitewashed concrete.
There are six little rooms along the main corridor.

There are no windows. No doors. The lift is the only way in or out.
What's he going to do to me?
What am I going to do?

If I'm right, the lift will come down in five minutes.
It did. Only this time it wasn't empty . . .

  • Published: 22 May 2013
  • ISBN: 9780141910598
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

About the author

Kevin Brooks

Kevin Brooks has written nine children's novels and has won several awards including Canongate Prize for New Writing, Branford Boase Award, Kingston Youth Book Award, North East Book Award, Deutschen Jugendliteraturpreis Jury Prize, Buxtehude Bulle, Golden Bookworm. A Dance of Ghosts is the first of his adult novels. He lives in Yorkshire with his wife, Sue.

Kevin Brooks was born in Exeter, Devon, and he studied in Birmingham and London. He has worked in a crematorium, a zoo, a garage and a post office, before - happily - giving it all up to write books. Kevin is the award-winning author of eight novels and lives in North Yorkshire.

'Kevin Brooks just gets better and better, and given that he started off brilliant, that leaves one scratching around for superlatives' - Sunday Telegraph             .

'He's an original. And he writes one hell of a story' - Meg Rosoff, author of How I Live Now

'A masterly writer' - Mail on Sunday

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Praise for The Bunker Diary

A compulsive, atmospheric mystery

Sunday Times

A masterly writer

Mail on Sunday

Hugely readable . . . confoundedly gripping

The Independent on Sunday

[Kevin Brooks'] pacey plots . . . have made him a cult among teens. This, though, is the big one. It should be read by everyone.

Amanda Craig, The Times