The Compound (Compound, book 1) by S A Bodeen – book cover, description, publication history. Eli and his family have lived in the Compound for six years. Bodeen, acclaimed as the writer of such picture books as Elizabeti’s Doll, turns out a high-wire act of a first novel, a thriller that exerts an. The Compound (Volume 2) S.A. Bodeen Square Fish. Eli and his family lived in an underground shelter they called the Compound for six years. They thought.

Author: Faulkree Tajind
Country: Gabon
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Health and Food
Published (Last): 23 November 2011
Pages: 283
PDF File Size: 20.91 Mb
ePub File Size: 12.37 Mb
ISBN: 543-4-97513-819-1
Downloads: 99889
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kajar

Eli and his family have lived in the underground Compound for six years. The world they knew is gone, and they’ve become accustomed to their new life. Accustomed, but not happy.

No amount of luxury can stifle the dull routine of living in the same place, with only his two sisters, only his father and mother, doing the same thing day after day after day. Eli’s father built the Compound to keep them safe. The audience will feel the pressure closing in on them as they, like bodeeen characters, race through hairpin turns in the plot toward a breathless climax.

Her first friends were cows, which she named after characters in books. From there she went on to be a Peace Corps compoound in East Africa, and has lived in seven states, as well as a remote Pacific island. She adores books and is a big fan of cheese. She lives in Oregon. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Read more Read less. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Buy the selected items together This item: The Compound by S. Ships from and sold by Amazon. The Fallout by S. The Raft by S. Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Book 2 of the Shipwreck Island Series. Product details Age Range: Square Fish; Reprint edition Language: Start reading The Compound on your Kindle in under a minute.

Don’t have a Kindle? Our favorite toys for everyone on compoudn list Top Kid Picks. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Is this feature helpful? Thank you for your feedback. Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review. Read reviews that mention six years nuclear attack twin brother main character young adult fifteen years twists and turns year old great book nuclear war loved this book hunger games page turner food supply plot twist highly recommend edge of my seat eli learns that his father good book science fiction.

Showing of reviews. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem as reviews right now. Please try again later. Bodeen The world suffers a nuclear attack and Eli and his family are rushed into The Compound late one night, leaving behind Eli’s twin brother Eddy and his grandma. Eli’s clmpound happens to be one of the richest men on earth and has created The Compound as a safe place for his family of 6 to live safely underground for 15 years.


He has thought of everything, an abundance of food, clothing supply through the years, all their favorite things in their own replica underground bedroom. They have been living underground for six years and boredom, and despair are setting in.

Eli’s father is sq strange, everyone wants out, their food supply is dwindling and their father has begun experimenting with a different food source known as the supplements. Eli wonders if things are OK in the world now and if they could safely leave.

Except here is no internet, or phone and they are locked in by a special code. Bodeen has written a thriller that slowly unfolds to reveal a shocking situation in The Compound.

Follow the Author

The Compound is a compelling and intriguing page turner. Once I bodeeen reading The Compound I couldn’t stop and devoured it in just 2 days.

The Compound is a book that will make you fall in love with its characters and then slowly cause you to question their trustworthiness and question all you know. The Compound is thought bodefn. It made me really think about what I would do in a nuclear situation. Obviously I ea have a underground compound but I also don’t have a plan for a disaster of huge proportions like this. This is probably because I’m not paranoid but I’m also skeptical that something like a nuclear attack would ever happen.

Maybe I’m just in denial. This is scary to think about. Do you have plans for a nuclear attack? Bodeen does a great job of creating suspense. I can’t wait to read the sequel!

The Fallout, here I come.

In fact, its level of twists, turns, and truly disturbing plot lines will keep you interested through every page. Eli is the son of a brilliant billionaire, Rex, whose technological advances have rocked the world. Sx he finds out a nuclear attack has occurred, he rushes his family into The Compound, a shelter he has been working on for almost a decade in case just such a thing occurred.

When they rushed to get in, though, their grandmother and Eli’s twin Eddy are left outside. When Eli shouts that they have to wait for them as the Compound door closes, his father says, “At least I have one of you. The food source that was supposed to last for 15 years has been compromised in many ways. The livestock grain was poisoned, the grow lights were actually normal bulbs, and the food supply would never last for the full 15 years necessary for the radiation to dwindle to safe levels.

Rex has found a way to survive for longer, but the result, held behind the yellow door, is something no one in the Compound but Rex is willing to consider. When Eli finds his brother’s old computer and picks up a wireless signal Rex had removed wireless capabilities from all the other computershe beings to question why they are really in the Compound.

Was there really a bomb? Could Eddy and Gram have survived?

The Compound (book) – Wikipedia

Is his dad telling them the whole truth? This novel will keep you asking crazy questions from beginning to end. While there is no sex or real violence in this story, it is very disturbing in parts.


The lengths Rex will go to survive will leave the hairs on the back of your neck standing on end.

The Compound

At first he is a quirky rich man intent on protecting his family, but as the story unfolds, it is clear he is also more than a bit unstable. I would save this crazy story for a more mature reader, although the reading level is quite accessible. While the life in the Compound is fairly routine, Rex’s madness is anything but.

This is an amazing, creative, and disturbing story, but make sure not to read it on a dreary day! Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I’m not sure how I have two books listed in my completed reading – both entitled The Compound. I remember seeing both titles and figured out this was the one I wanted to read – and read it I did. Unfortunately, I gave the rating and review for this book to the other book with the same title, but different author, Christina J.

Essentially, while I liked the book, and I liked the main character, the father was hard to take in. He is a moneymaking genius but acts like a bratty self centered child, who has no care for the lives he endangers especially his wife and children. The “Supplements” were also hard to swallow – not so much that they existed but everyone’s reactions to them. I found it strange and couldn’t see a real family acting the way they did towards the Supplements.

They didn’t appear to be a dysfunctional family until they were put in the compound – so their reactions seemed, well, odd, stiff, hard to empathize with – to me. There were many parts of the story that was interesting and got me thinking about “what would I do” in that situation – but I was so distracted fompound the “out of character” reactions of the different family members that I had a hard time losing myself in the story and suspending my disbelief.

I realize not every author can know everything in order to make a story realistic, and in order to make a plot work – there may be some incredulous details – Comppound always ready to suspend my disbelief if the story and characters can draw me in – but they did not. Not a bad read – would complund it to pre-teenagers compoynd if anything.

See all reviews. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

The Compound (The Compound, #1) by S.A. Bodeen

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Set up a giveaway. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Get to Know Us.