Review: Gregor the overlander

262430 Auteur: Suzanne Collins
Titel: Gregor the overlander
Genre: Fantasy, jeugdfictie
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2003
Uitgeverij: Scholastic
ISBN: 9780439771344
Gelezen: 2016

This irresistible first novel tells the story of a quiet boy who embarks on a dangerous quest in order to fulfill his destiny — and find his father — in a strange world beneath New York City.

When Gregor falls through a grate in the laundry room of his apartment building, he hurtles into the dark Underland, where spiders, rats, cockroaches coexist uneasily with humans. This world is on the brink of war, and Gregor’s arrival is no accident. A prophecy foretells that Gregor has a role to play in the Underland’s uncertain future. Gregor wants no part of it — until he realizes it’s the only way to solve the mystery of his father’s disappearance. Reluctantly, Gregor embarks on a dangerous adventure that will change both him and the Underland forever. Lees verder