The Fever: A Novel

The Fever: A Novel

The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community.

The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher, father of two teens: Eli, a hockey star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie's best friend is struck by a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class. Rumors of a hazardous outbreak spread through… (more)

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Editorial reviews (8 reviews)

Bookreporter : The Fever (July 11, 2014)

The Fever is the very definition of a stay-up-all-night-until-you-finish-it page-turner. Once begun, readers will be unable to stop reading just one more chapter and then another to see how the disparate threads weave together.

“The Fever” is not so much a book about fear as it is deeply fearful. And fear loves nothing so much as punishment.

NPR : Elizabeth Blair (June 20, 2014)

In Megan Abbott's The Fever, the mystery of adolescence is nearly impossible to solve.

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Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (June 17, 2014)

Parent ISBN: 9780316231022

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 766 KB

Language: English

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