Read this title for £0.00 with Kindle Unlimited
Enjoy this book and over 1 million titles and thousands of audiobooks on any device with Kindle Unlimited.
Enjoy this book and over 1 million titles and thousands of audiobooks on any device with Kindle Unlimited.

Enjoy this book and over 1 million titles and thousands of audiobooks on any device with Kindle Unlimited. Read now with the free Kindle app
Available on iOS, Android, Mac & PC.
  • RRP: £7.99
  • You Save: £0.86 (11%)
FREE UK Delivery on book orders dispatched by Amazon over £10.
Only 6 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
The Radleys has been added to your Basket

Dispatch to:
To see addresses, please
Please enter a valid UK postcode.
+ £2.50 UK delivery
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by bestsellersuk
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: No.1 BESTSELLERS - great prices and friendly customer service. All orders are dispatched next working day. Visit our store on Amazon for a full selection of titles.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

The Radleys Paperback – 7 Jul 2011

4.0 out of 5 stars 254 customer reviews

See all 22 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
£4.26 £2.44
Note: This item is eligible for click and collect. Details
Pick up your parcel at a time and place that suits you.
  • Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
  • Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
How to order to an Amazon Pickup Location?
  1. Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
  2. Dispatch to this address when you check out
Learn more
click to open popover

Frequently bought together

  • The Radleys
  • +
  • The Humans
  • +
  • How to Stop Time
Total price: £22.19
Buy the selected items together

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

All Amazon Original Books on Sale
Browse a selection of over 160+ Kindle Books currently on sale. Learn more

Product details

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Walker (7 July 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1406334464
  • ISBN-13: 978-1406334463
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.5 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 254 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 173,607 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description


A refreshing alternative to much of the paranormal fodder out there. The Bookseller From one of Britain's finest young novelists comes a razor-sharp unpicking of adulthood and family life. In this moving, thrilling and extraordinary portrait of one unusual family, The Radleys asks what we grow into when we grow up, and explores what we gain - and lose - when we deny our appetites. The Radleys is a wonderfully written book. It's a fun, original concept I haven't seen anywhere else. The ending wraps things up nicely, but for me I would love a sequel - now the secret is out and all the family is "in-the-know", I can just see the Radleys getting into all sorts of trouble! I really enjoyed this book and I loved the authors writing style, I will definitely be checking out Haig's backlist. Book Chick City Deliciously dark, horribly humorous and an interesting addition to the vampire canon, The Radleys is definitely worth a look (to be honest, any book that has a chapter heading of CSI:Transylvania was always going feature on my hit list). It's not what you might expect, in fact it is downright strange in places but as a fable on the trials of growing up and the dangers of forgetting said trials, it is an absolute winner so add it to your wish list and prepare to be blooded... -- Sya The Mountains of Instead The Radleys is a refreshing and original take on a vampire genre that has arguably become rather overworked of late, and the book's main theme of abstinence is perfect for these debt-ridden times. Using short, sharp paragraphs and sprinkled with delightful asides from the fictional Abstainer's Handbook, The Radleys is a coming of age story that will appeal to adults, both young and old...One of Matt Haig's strengths has always been characterization and his work always shows a sharp observational eye...The Radleys is a highly recommended book for adults of ages, though possibly not one for the Puritans out there. Fantasy Book Review Matt Haig's brilliantly British vampire novel The Radleys has restored my faith in the genre, hurrah!...there's really not much to dislike about this book. It's got everything really. Love, laughter, tears, lots of blood and a quick rundown of which celebrities are actually vampires (note: Jimi Hendrix is one). Great stuff. Writing from the Tub Matt Haig takes an original and witty approach to the supernatural genre in this quirky young adult novel...Cleverly balancing light and dark notes, this coming-of-age story with a difference is a refreshing alternative to the vampire theme. Booktrust Move over, Cullens! The Radleys are an average family living in the suburbs - they just happen to be vampires. As funny as it is scary! Bliss This family sucked me in and got a hold on me that didn't give. This vampire story will be unlike anything you have read before and one that you should give a chance, even if you aren't into vampires. Forget Forks. Bishopthorpe is the new town for vegetarians! Heaven, Hell and Purgatory Reality bites in a funny family affair...pointed, clever and witty. -- Kim Newman The Independent We should expect something different from the fare provided by Stephenie Meyer and her numerous imitators. And we will not be disappointed. The Irish Times It's satirical yet subtle, and I appreciated Haig's obvious love of the genre he's writing in...If you're looking for a vampire that isn't of the sparkly fall-in-love-with-me-now variety, I think this one's right up your street. Wondrous Reads Only two good books that emerged from the recent epidemic of literary bloodsucking brilliant The Guardian A deeply dark thriller with wittily barbed social comments that transcends vampire cliches Guardian

Book Description

A fast, smart, accessible novel which will be lapped up by young fans of vampire-lit and urban gothic – but with a witty new twist.

See all Product description

Customer reviews

Top customer reviews

8 January 2018
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
20 November 2017
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
25 March 2013
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
31 December 2017
Format: Kindle Edition
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
5 August 2010
Format: Paperback|Vine Customer Review of Free Product( What's this? )
0Comment| 12 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
9 September 2014
Format: Paperback
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse

Would you like to see more reviews about this item?

Most recent customer reviews

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?