The Legacy by Gemma Malley
(The Declaration)

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When a Pincent Pharmaceutical van is ambushed by the rebel group known as the Underground, its contents come as a huge surprise-not drugs, but corpses in a horrible state. It appears that the pharmaceutical company's top drug, Longevity-which is supposed to eradicate disease and ensure eternal life-isn't living up to its promises. Now a virus is sweeping the country, killing hundreds in its wake, and Longevity is powerless to fight it. But when the unscrupulous head of Pincent claims that the Underground is responsible for releasing the virus, it's up to Peter, Anna, and their friends to alert the world to the terrifying truth behind Longevity before it's too late.

 

About Gemma Malley

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GEMMA MALLEY studied philosophy at Reading University before working as a journalist. A successful author of women’s fiction, The Declaration is her first book for young readers. She lives in London with her family.
 
Published January 4, 2011 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens. 273 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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This conclusion to the trilogy that began with Declaration (2007) carries two simple lessons: "Richard Pincent was the most evil man in the whole world" and "a world full of old people completely sucked."

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In The Resistance, Anna and her rescuer Peter infiltrate Pinsent Pharma and discover the horrific lengths to which Richard Pinsent will go to preserve his wonder drug.

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