The Last Book in the Universe

The Last Book in the Universe

eBook - 2013
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This fast-paced action novel is set in a future where the world has been almost destroyed. Like the award-winning novel Freak the Mighty, this is Philbrick at his very best.It's the story of an epileptic teenager nicknamed Spaz, who begins the heroic fight to bring human intelligence back to the planet. In a world where most people are plugged into brain-drain entertainment systems, Spaz is the rare human being who can see life as it really is. When he meets an old man called Ryter, he begins to learn about Earth and its past. With Ryter as his companion, Spaz sets off an unlikely quest to save his dying sister — and in the process, perhaps the world.
Publisher: 2013
ISBN: 9780545303873
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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violet_spider_40 May 04, 2016

This is a pretty good book, but I'm disappointed with the ending.

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rkcraig88
Jun 03, 2015

I read this book when I was in middle school and have fond memories. Spaz is a likable character. I remember following his journey to preserve a book given to him being pretty exciting. I hope to come back and read it soon in the future.

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chewarner
Dec 26, 2013

chewarner thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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