Apocalypse – Reviewed by Nicolete Jones
Sunday, 3rd October, 2004
When 15-year-old Kit and his parents are caught in a storm in their sailing boat and blown onto a strange island, a nightmare adventure begins. The island is inhabited by a zealous religious community full of murderous hatred for outsiders. Bowler, who won the Carnegie Medal for his novel River Boy, is skilled at producing emotionally involving page-turners that suggest big social and spiritual themes…..