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.

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This is an amazing, creative, and disturbing story, but make sure not to read it on a dreary day! Views Read Edit View history. The facility is fully furnished and contains everything from a movie theater to an extensive library.

Eli changes a bit too abruptly to a caring individual and the entire premise was a stretch. cpmpound

I found it strange and couldn’t see a real family acting the way they did towards the Supplements. The first mysterious thing mentioned was “The yellow door”.

The Compound (Compound, book 1) by S A Bodeen

They escape and are reunited with the twin and granny. But nope, The Compound is nothing like The Host. See all reviews. Because it gives me hope that someday, even I will be able to call myself a published writer.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Nov 17, J. Did no one think to question that? Compoun has no connection to the outside world until one day when he goes into his brother’s room and finds a computer!


I’m not sure if I would have felt differently about this book had I read it, because the audio was just so well done. I think the story came together very well.

Boddeen many if not the majority of Dystopian novels follow the formula of war, famine, disease, weird science, apocalypse, armageddon etc, this novel is different in the way that the “incident” that they are surviving was imposed upon them in an unusual way.

The author did a very good ocmpound a dropping clues about life in the compound and why the characters behaved the way they did. And seriously – he’s been down there, supposedly isolating himself from his family – for six years, and he’s never explored?

Preview — The Compound by S. Not a bad read – would recommend it to pre-teenagers – if anything.

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

Bodeen No preview available – Accustomed, but not happy. Eli manages to knock his father unconscious and brings him to the infirmary, where Eli’s mother ocmpound beginning to bleed profusely from her pregnancy. I think the idea is good but executed in a weird way. Apr 23, Camille added it.

I can’t say too much without giving the story away, all I can say is that the title is accurate. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Her first friends were cows, which she named after characters in books. As problems with their carefully planned existence threaten to destroy their sanctuary—and their sanity—Eli can’t help but wonder if he’d rather take his chances outside.


Despite this, he’s still horrified when he discovers that bodern father plans on cloning a human being in order to provide meat for the family.

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Eli’s father built the Compound to keep them safe. I don’t godeen why but I thought that was so beautiful. Nov 02, Nancy rated it liked it Shelves: View all 5 comments. Even though they live in a luxurious bunker, nothing can make up for the fact that Eli has lost his grandma and twin brother. The Compound is a fictional young adult novel boodeen S. Eli and his family are whisked away to the compound, though his twin brother and grandmother are unable to make it.

His very wealthy father built the compound in case of a nuclear attack. Eli suspects there is more going on than his father leads them to believe. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. View all 3 comments. 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.