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The Phone Goes Dead

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David finally gets the phone he's been nagging his dad for, but it's not quite what he expected. He starts getting calls from people he doesn't know and soon they're haunting his every thought, every moment, every nightmare.
Paperback, 64 pages
Published July 25th 2002 by Orchard Books
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Ahmad Sharabiani
Phone Goes Dead, Anthony Horowitz
David finally gets the phone he's been nagging his dad for, but it's not quite what he expected. He starts getting calls from people he doesn't know and soon they're haunting his every thought, every moment, every nightmare.
تاریخ نخستین خوانش: پانزدهم ماه سپتامبر سال 2004 میلادی
عنوان: تلفن مرده ها اثر: آنتونی هوروویتس مترجم: گیتا گرگانی مشخصات نشر: تهران ایرانبان 1383 در 98 ص شابک: 9647989075 موضوع: داستانهای نویسندگان انگلیسی قرن 20 م
نقل از آغاز کتاب: لیندا جیمز
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peiman-mir5 rezakhani
دوستانِ گرانقدر این کتاب از 97 صفحه تشکیل شده و موضوعِ کتاب به قدری مهیج و جالب است که اگر خواندنِ آن را شروع کنید تا اتمامِ آن کتاب را رها نمی کنید
سعی میکنم داستان را به بهترین شکلِ ممکن خلاصه وار برایِ شما عزیزان در زیر بنویسم اما بهتر است که خودتان نیز آن را بخوانید

داستان در انگلستان رخ میدهد... روزی دختری به نامِ لیندا جیمز در زمان طوفانِ و رعد و برقِ شدید به زیرِ درختِ بلوطی پناه برده و با تلفنِ همراهش که مدلش زودیاک 555 است با شخصی به نامِ استیو تماس میگیرد اما صاعقه به گوشیِ او برخورد
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Arezoo
Feb 14, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
فکر میکنم انگار قبلن فیلمی با این موضوع دیده بودم
نمیدونم. ولی داستان خیلی برام آشنا بود. اما جالب و رازگونه بود
کوتاه و خوب
Bookish Indulgenges with b00k r3vi3ws
Short & Freaky!
It gave me more of a freaky feeling rather than horror. But being a really short read, it doesn't really get a chance to set up the mood for the horror. Also, not a very unique concept, but has been treated and delivered perfectly. The book kept me engaged throughout.

Chiara
Mar 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
scary
Corey Walsh
I think the book is one of the best i have read and i thin antony horowitz the phone goes dead and bathe night are my favorite i would buy all of his books and pay whatever price they are i read them at school with my teacher
Nicole
Jul 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
Such a quick short read, but such a cool creepy story this would have been perfect in October!
Ushna
May 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The ending I didn't really understand but the book it self is really freaky 👻
Irvine
Sep 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Name Irvine Date 02/09/2014
The Phone Goes Dead: By Anthony Horowitz Book Review
Title: The Phone Goes Dead
Author: Anthony Horowitz
Story Elements
This book takes place on the Isle of Wight. Day time and night time. He lives in a hill close to the beach.

The main character is David Adams and he/she is kind and also scared.
Because the dead people phone him and he becomes scared but he does the things the dead ask him to do.
Another character is Mark Adams and he/she is Busy and works a lot.
Because
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Airi Mizoguchi
The book "Phone Goes Dead", was really interesting, in my opinion. It showed the connection between the underworld and the living world. 16 year old David Adams was gifted a second hand phone, whose previous owner was murdered. The phone starts to reach different unknown calls from people that he never knew before, and learns that they were all dead. The strangers from the unknown asks David to pass the messages to the living.
Matthew
May 28, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's such a cliff hanger
Molly
Apr 11, 2011 rated it really liked it
It was a good book read again if you have some spare time
Theodore Murphy
Mar 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was the first really scary book I ever read. It gave me nightmares. Do not let the fact that it is short make you think it has no impact. Sweet dreams! Ha, Ha! Ha!
Lucas
Sep 03, 2017 rated it liked it
Good book. Good to read if your into horror
Owen Law
Aug 26, 2012 rated it it was ok
The horror didnt really impact that much. However, the word choice was good, making the book overall pretty average.
Emily
Feb 27, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
so cheesy!
Aileen
Oct 29, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: library
Read in about an hour, and I hadn't realised it was a book for teens. Two 'horror' stories that were an ok read.
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Anthony Horowitz, OBE is ranked alongside Enid Blyton and Mark A. Cooper as "The most original and best spy-kids authors of the century." (New York Times). Anthony has been writing since the age of eight, and professionally since the age of twenty. In addition to the highly successful Alex Rider books, he is also the writer and creator of award winning detective series Foyles War, and more ...more

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