Meet Caleb Dunne, slacker extraordinaire.
Caleb is relatively satisfied with every parts of his life. He makes no effort to doing anything extra and loves it the way it is. He had unfortunately bumped into trouble when he strolled into the unfinished site of the school. The building suddenly shook and soon collapsed. Caleb had made it out alive and safe but he was certain he was in trouble if found. Soon, he was rat out by Alden Moore, a wannabe ace reporter in school. Caleb has been suspended but when he returned school, his girlfriend, Vicky had new plans for him.
Vicky wants Caleb to join a club on a popular book - The rule of won. Caleb was not interested but gave in to his overachieving girlfriend. Ethan, the head of the club had let the club members in on a secret. He said that if you wished or asked for something, you would get it. At first, Caleb thought it was rubbish. But when the school got a grant as hoped, the club started to gain popularity gradually. Soon, everyone was sucked into the cult. Caleb bagan to notice Vicky drifting away from him and nearer to Ethan.
Then, the horrible things happened. When wished for a victory at the basketball school match, the opponent school mates turned out to be down with illness. When asked for an entire class to pass mathematics, the teacher was being attacked and injuried. Caleb gradually suspected Ethan while Erica, a fellow club member decided to quit out of guilt. When the club rose overly in power and all over the globe, Caleb decided that there was something fishy going on. And it was up to him to find out.
A book on propaganda of something like a cult. It was humourous in some parts and thrilling in others. Caleb is certainly a character that is well-elaborated. The book provoke deep, sincere thoughts on the human mind and how words can influence oneself. A perfect book for some self-thinking. The author had weaved a story relating to the modern school life and also a plot of a higher level. Check the book out!
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Rating: 8.5 out of 10