The Fear (Higson novel)

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The Fear
Author Charlie Higson
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series The Enemy
Genre Horror, Young Adult, Thriller
Publisher Puffin Books
Publication date
15 September 2011
Media type Print (hardcover)
ISBN 978-0-14-138464-1
OCLC 373478708
Followed by The Sacrifice

The Fear, released on 15 September 2011, is the third novel in a series by Charlie Higson.The Enemy is a post-apocalyptic young adult horror novel which book takes place in London after a worldwide sickness has infected adults turning them into something akin to zombies. It was published by Puffin Books in the UK on 3 September 2009 and by Disney-Hyperion in the US on 11 May 2010.[1] The Enemy is the first in a planned series of seven.[2] The second novel, titled The Dead, was published on 16 September 2010. The fourth novel in the series The Sacrifice was released in September 2012.


In "The Fear" Dognut and 7 others leave the Tower of London to find their friends, whom they have been separated from. His crew consists of Courtney, Olivia, Al, Marco, Felix, Finn, and Jasmine. Also, in the book, Jester (David Kinds's wing man) leaves to search for fighters to help David's kingdom expand. He leaves with long-time friend Shadowman, along with three other volunteers (Alfie, Kate and Tom). Throughout the novel both groups face many obstacles, rising the already high death toll.


  1. ^ "First look at The Enemy". The Young Bond Dossier. Retrieved 6 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "If Young Bond Series 2 still a possibility? 7th paragraph".