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The Test

Sylvain Neuvel

The Test

Award-winning author Sylvain Neuvel explores an immigration dystopia in The Test

Britain, the not-too-distant future.
Idir is sitting the British Citizenship Test.
He wants his family to belong.

Twenty-five questions to determine their fate. Twenty-five chances to impress.
When the test takes an unexpected and tragic turn, Idir is handed the power of life and death.
How do you value a life when all you have is multiple choice?

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ISBN: 9781250312839
ISBN10: 1250312833
5.00 x 8.00 inches , 112 Pages

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ISBN: 9781250312822
ISBN10: 1250312825
112 Pages

About the Author

Sylvain Neuvel has taught linguistics in India, and worked as a software engineer in Montreal. He is also a certified translator, though he wishes he were an astronaut. His girlfriend would...

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REVIEWS

Praise for The Test:

"Thought-provoking and disturbing. A cautionary tale illuminated with dark enlightenment."—Kirkus reviews, starred review.

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