How does this young adult book grab you?

“Four teenagers escape from their prison-like boarding schools to take up the fight against the tyrannical government that murdered their parents fifteen years earlier….As the battle rages, the three friends are in a race against time to save ther companion, who has been forced to participate in a deadly, ancient game for the amusement of his captors.”  From the book jacket of Winter’s End by award winning French author Jean-Claude Mourlevat–this is his first young adult novel.

Pretty dark…



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