The Midnight Palace (Paperback)
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Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 26/04/2012
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From the author of THE SHADOW OF THE WIND, the haunting story of a secret society and a labyrinthine railway station with a dark past.

1916, Calcutta. A man pauses for breath outside the ruins of Jheeter's Gate station knowing he has only hours to live. Pursued by assassins, he must ensure the safety of two newborn twins, before disappearing into the night to meet his fate.

1932. Ben and his friends are due to leave the orphanage which has been their home for sixteen years. Tonight will be the final meeting of their secret club, in the old ruin they christened The Midnight Palace. Then Ben discovers he has a sister - and together they learn the tragic story of their past, as a shadowy figures lures them to a terrifying showdown in the ruins of Jheeter's Gate station.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780753829240
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 230 g
Dimensions: 198 x 132 x 27 mm

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“Supernatural tale for teenagers in Calcutta in 1932”



This novel aimed at young adults takes places mostly in Calcutta in 1932 and deals with the confrontation between a group of 16-year-old orphans and a supernatural enemy. The main characters of this group are Ben... More

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“A Fabulous Adventure”

Carlos Ruiz Zafon's adult novels; The Shadow of the Wind and The Angel's Game are two of my all-time favourite books. I was a little disappointed by his last Young Adult novel that was published here; The... More

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“Another Gem from Zafon”

Since the release of 'The Shadow of the Wind' Zafon has been releasing hit after hit and 'The midnight Palace' will not be the one to break that chain.
With memorable and lovable characters from... More

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