"Is Will the next Harry Potter?"

by bookchick@evpl on Tuesday, September 9 2008, 3:24pm. Viewed 694 times.

Do you ever wonder what goes on underneath your feet?  Will does. His Dad does. They love to discover what the past has left behind. It is one of the only things they have in common. In fact, Will feels like an outsider to everyone in his family. Then his Dad disappears! Will is drawn deeper and deeper into the underground as he struggles to find out what happened to his Dad. What he actually finds will test his understanding of the world and his place in it.

Tunnels by Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams is an international bestseller first published in 2005 in Britain under the name The Highfield Mole. There will be at least two more books in this series. The next one called Deeper will be available in Feb. 2009.

Movie deals are also being made. Relativity Media bought the rights to Tunnels and the film is due to be released in 2010.

I really like this book but the question it seems people are asking is, "Is Will the next Harry Potter?" I thought the book stood very well on its own but...

I would love to hear what you think.


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