Gallant (Hardback)V. E. Schwab (author)
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The author of bestselling phenomenon The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue serves up a gloriously gothic extravaganza centred on a girl summoned to a mysterious estate - and the dangerously seductive lure of the world beyond its boundaries.
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Fourteen-year-old Olivia Prior is missing three things: a mother, a father, and a voice. Her mother vanished all at once, and her father by degrees, and her voice was a thing she never had to start with. She grew up at Merilance School for Girls. Now, nearing the end of her time there, Olivia receives a letter from an uncle she's never met, her father's older brother, summoning her to his estate, a place called Gallant.
But when she arrives, she discovers that the letter she received was several years old. Her uncle is dead. The estate is empty, save for the servants. Olivia is permitted to remain, but must follow two rules: don't go out after dusk, and always stay on the right side of a wall that runs along the estate's western edge. Beyond it is another realm, ancient and magical, which calls to Olivia through her blood...
Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
Number of pages: 310
Dimensions: 198 x 130 mm
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“Brilliantly atmospheric read!”
She stared into the flames, the letter gone, taking her dreams of Gallant with it. She looks to her suitcase, then to the door. Where is she supposed to go?’
Olivia Prior grows up without a voice, raised in an... More
“Superb, sad, sucks you in”
Intense creep level at times
Ghouls, grief and grand houses
Sad and lilting
There was so much to unravel in Gallant and in fact on finishing, I've not unravelled it all. This was such a... More
“One of the must reads of the year”
This is an brilliant book. I read it pretty much in one sitting (which is always the mark of a great read). I have a few by this author on be tbr pile but this one sounded really intriguing.
This is such a great book... More
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