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Lexicon (Paperback)
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Lexicon (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 10/04/2014
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Sticks and stones break bones. Words kill. They recruited Emily from the streets. They said it was because she's good with words. They'll live to regret it. Wil survived something he shouldn't have. But he doesn't remember it. Now they're after him and he doesn't know why. There's a word, they say. It shouldn't have got out. But it did. And they want it back...Find out why in one of the most mind-bending, page-turning, thrilling novels you'll ever read. *Winner of the Aurealis Award for science fiction and GoodReads Choice Awards finalist for best science fiction*

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
ISBN: 9781444764680

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Although Lexicon starts off fairly slowly, it's not long before it picked up and I completely engrossed in the story. This book has a great plot line that held my attention all the way through and I found myself... More

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26th March 2015
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“Words have power”

Max Barry might not be an author that you are familiar with and you may have missed Lexicon when it came out in hardback last year but, out now in paperback, I urge you not to overlook this insanely clever novel.

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1st April 2014
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Emily is picked off the streets because of her ability to read people and use the right words to persuade them to go along with her street cons.

Wil seems to have been dragged into a nightmare. His girlfriend has... More

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29th May 2014
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