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Fly By Night

'Everyone should read Frances Hardinge. Everyone. Right now.' Patrick NessFly By Night is the stunnning debut novel from Frances Hardinge, author of the Costa Award winning The Lie Tree. As the realm struggles to maintain an uneasy peace after years of civil war and tyranny, a twelve-year-old orphan called Mosca Mye and her loyal companion, a cantankerous goose, are about to become the unlikely heroes of a radical revolution. Mosca is on the run, heading for the city of Mandelion. There she finds herself living by her wits among cut-throat highwaymen, spies and smugglers. With peril at every turn, Mosca uncovers a dark plot to terrorize the people of Mandelion, and soon merry mayhem leads to murder . . .Winner of the Branford Boase award, Fly By Night by Frances Hardinge has an unforgettable cast of characters and an inspiring message at its heart - sometimes the power of words can change the world.Fly By Night is followed by its thrilling sequel, Twilight Robbery.
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Frances Hardinge spent her childhood in a huge old house that inspired her to write strange stories from an early age. She read English at Oxford University, then got a job at a software company. However, by this time a persistent friend had finally managed to bully Frances into sending a few chapters of
Fly By Night, her first children's novel, to a publisher. Macmillan made her an immediate offer. The book went on to publish to huge critical acclaim and win the Branford Boase First Novel Award. Known for her beautiful use of language, she has since written many critically acclaimed novels, including
Verdigris Deep, Cuckoo Song, and the Costa Award-winning
The Lie Tree.
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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 464
Altersempfehlung 9 - 12
Erscheinungsdatum 08.02.2018
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-5098-4233-9
Verlag Pan MacMillan
Maße (L/B/H) 19,5/12,8/3,2 cm
Gewicht 328 g
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
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