Galloglass - Worldquake (Paperback)Scarlett Thomas (author)
- 10+ in stock
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 256 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm
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 * *
A quest to create a magical book is at the centre of this thought-provoking fantasy novel . . . Wonderfully bibliophilic * * Financial Times * *
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 * *
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 * *
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 * *
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