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The Chosen Ones - Scarlett Thomas

04-04-2019

Paperback / softback

Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd

The Chosen Ones

The Chosen Ones
The second in the thrilling Worldquake sequence, which began with Dragon's Green, packed with magic and adventure - featuring mysterious new spells, talking animals and a deadly plan to destroy the worlds!

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Can the school-friends save Effie and Maximilian and stop Albion Freake's deadly plan, before it's too late?

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Canongate Books Ltd

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Number of Pages 384

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A quest to create a magical book is at the centre of this thought-provoking fantasy novel . . . Wonderfully bibliophilic * * Financial Times * * Fascinating characters, a dramatic denouement, and an intriguing books-and-libraries subtext contribute to the success of this second book of the Worldquake series. A rich, original, and imaginative sequel for fantasy fans * * Kirkus Reviews * * PRAISE FOR THE WORLDQUAKE SEQUENCE: The most exciting debut in children's fiction since HARRY POTTER -- JOANNE HARRIS This tale of magical education is a cracker . . . has its own distinctive style * * Guardian * * Otherworldly . . . 'Getting lost in a book' takes on new meaning * * Mail on Sunday * * Will whisk you off on a spectacular adventure * * The Week * * An entrancing novel that stands on its prose . . . set in a dystopian future after a massive quake has annihilated modern technology . . . She is far too inventive a writer ever to let us feel we've been here before * * Daily Telegraph * * Superb fantasy ***** * * Sunday Telegraph * * In this children's debut from adult fantasy writer Thomas, a young girl inherits a magical library and discovers you can - quite literally - become lost in a book . . . The first book in the Worldquake Sequence augurs well for what is to follow * * Sunday Post * * Lively, inventive, phrase-making fantasy . . . revels in evocative spells, names and descriptions of quaint shops, fabulous food and delicious interiors . . . has something of J.K. Rowling's capacity to delight * * Sunday Times * *
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