The Wordsmith (Paperback)Patricia Forde (author)
Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 12/07/2018
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Title re-release ahead of US and UK sequel release in July 2019 On the death of her master, Letta is suddenly promoted from apprentice to wordsmith, charged with collecting and archiving words in post-apocalyptic, neo-medieval Ark. When she uncovers a sinister plan to suppress language and rob the people of Ark of the power of speech, she realises that she has to save not only words, but the culture itself. Speculative fiction with a powerful political premise WINNER of a White Raven from the International Youth Library Shortlisted for the Children's Books Ireland Awards
Publisher: Little Island
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
Edition: 2nd Alternate
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