Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Tomorrow When The War Began

The UK release date of Tomorrow When The War Began is 15 April and Quercus are releasing a film-tie-in edition of John Marsden's novel on the 14th. No cover yet, but this is the US poster:

Synopsis: When their country is invaded and their families are taken, eight high school teenagers band together to fight. Seventeen-year-old Ellie Linton wants one final adventure with her friends before the school holidays are over. Packed in Ellie's parents' land rover they drive to the famously isolated rock pool Eden dubbed 'Hell' by the locals. Returning to their home town of Wirrawee, the seven teenagers realize that something is seriously wrong. Power to the houses has been cut, pets and livestock have been left dead or dying, and most alarmingly of all, everyone's family has vanished. When the hostile armed forces discover that the teenagers are lying low in the vicinity, Ellie and her friends must band together to escape, outwit and strike back against the mysterious enemy that has seized control of their town and imprisoned their friends and loved ones...


  1. Oh! I thought it was an oldish book. I've had it on my bookshelves for a while and I'm in the UK. Is it being re-released? I know mine has a different cover - not nearly so YA-ish as this one.

  2. I had a greenish covered one out of the library a while ago but never got round to reading it. It was a UK edition, so this is a re-release.

  3. It's good to see this Australian title getting a makeover. I really enjoyed the series.