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Summary

With incredible twists and turns and an action-packed story, this is a thrilling, unputdownable adventure.

The robot Adam-2 has been locked in the basement of a lost building for over 200 years - until one day he is discovered by two children, and emerges into a world ruined by a civil war between humans and advanced intelligence.

Hunted by both sides, Adam discovers that he holds the key to the war, and the power to end it - to destroy one side and save the other. But which side is right?

Surrounded by enemies who want to use him, and allies who mistrust him, Adam must decide who - and what - he really is.

From the author of the highly acclaimed Orion Lost, Adam-2 is an exciting and hugely gripping science-fiction thriller - perfect for fans of Eoin Colfer, Anthony Horowitz and Philip Reeve.

©2021 Alastair Chisholm (P)2021 Nosy Crow Ltd

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“Brilliant - one of the best middle grade books I’ve read this year.... Action, tension, a marvellous mix of characters, and incredibly thought-provoking while being huge fun to read. What more could you want?” (Jennifer Killick, author of Crater Lake)

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Another Fantastic Piece of Sci-Fi

**Spoiler Warning**
With Orion Lost and Adam-2, Alastair Chisholm has show his ability to create high quality middle grade SciFi, something many have tried and many have failed.
He creates worlds and characters you can cheer for and shout out in equal measure; his style is fluid and easy to become engrossed in.
The inclusion of a non-binary character in a lead role was superbly written to my mind and fit in beautifully with the underlying theme of ‘what it is to be a person, or to be human’.
I loved this story and look forward to his next book eagerly - you have a fan Alastair!
Perfect for readers not quite yet ready for ‘Mortal Engines’, this will set out a great enter into dystopian futures… Adam-6 and Red Sky made me think of Mr Shrike so many times!
One to read again I think!