Pantomime - Micah Grey Trilogy (Paperback)Laura Lam (author)
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In a land of lost wonders, the past is stirring once more . . .
Gene's life resembles a debutante's dream. Yet she hides a secret that would see her shunned by the nobility. Gene is both male and female. Then she displays unwanted magical abilities - last seen in mysterious beings from an almost-forgotten age. Matters escalate further when her parents plan a devastating betrayal, so she flees home, dressed as a boy.
The city beyond contains glowing glass relics from a lost civilization. They call to her, but she wants freedom not mysteries. So, reinvented as 'Micah Grey', Gene joins the circus. As an aerialist, she discovers the joy of flight - but the circus has a dark side. She's also plagued by visions foretelling danger. A storm is howling in from the past, but will she heed its roar?
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 268 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 31 mm
'Pantomime by Laura Lam took me to an exotic and detailed world, peopled by characters that I'd love to be friends with . . . and some I'd never want to cross paths with' - Robin Hobb
'Pantomime is a fantastical, richly drawn, poignant take on a classic coming-of-age story . . . a vibrant tale told with surety and grace' - Leigh Bardugo
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“Pantomime by Laura Lam”
Gene is born both male and female and displays magical abilities from years past. After being betrayed by her parents she joins a circus as Micah Grey.This is the first in a trilogy and I really recommend it to anyone... More
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“Character-driven slow burn of a mystery”
3.5 stars. This is a really tricky book to review. The plot is simple, and generally plays second fiddle to the exploration of character and identity for the main character, Micah Grey. On my edition of the book, the... More
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