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"The Fear" is the third book in bestselling author Charlie Higson's terrifying adventure series for teenagers.

Set in a world in which grown-ups have all turned into zombies, "The Fear" follows London children doing their best to survive while being hunted by the people who once looked after them.

You can download the first 18 pages of the book as a taster right here.

Inspired both by Greek mythology and fairy tales of terror throughout the ages, and written by former Fast Show comedian Charlie Higson, five signed hardcover copies of the book have landed on The Independent on Sunday's desk - and we're giving them away! All you need to do to get your hands on these books is answer the following quiz question.

This competition closes on Monday 3 October. The Independent's usual competition rules apply.