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Series: Tunnels (Book #1)
by Brian Williams, Roderick Gordon Illustrated by Brian Williams
14-year-old Will Burrows has little in common with his strange, dysfunctional family. In fact, the only bond he shares with his eccentric father is a passion for archaeological excavation. So when his dad mysteriously vanishes, Will is compelled to dig up the truth behind his disappearance. He unearths the unbelievable: a subterranean society that time forgot.
"The Colony" has existed unchanged for a century, but it's no benign time capsule of a bygone era — because the Colony is ruled by a merciless overclass, the Styx. Will must free his father — but is he also about to ignite a revolution?
Tinged with a touch of horror, and in the tradition of such sci-fi classics as Journey to the Center of the Earth, this suspenseful debut — the first in a series — will have a whole new generation of readers digging holes in their backyards!
14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 9 - 12
Guided Reading
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
Adventure, Science Fiction

About the Authors and Illustrator

Brian Williams
Roderick Gordon Coauthors Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams first met in college in London. Gordon is a former investment banker now living in Norfolk, England. Williams is an installation artist and independent filmmaker who lives in Hackney, England. TUNNELS is their first book.
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