Finnikin of the Rock

Author:   Melina Marchetta
Publisher:   Candlewick Press,U.S.
ISBN:  

9780763652920


Pages:   399
Publication Date:   09 August 2011
Format:   Paperback
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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A gripping, beautifully woven fantasy about a broken kingdom and a blossoming romance.Ten years after he pledges an oath in blood to protect Lumatere, Finnikin's cursed kingdom is at the mercy of a murderous imposter. He and his mentor must enlist the help of Evanjalin, an enigmatic young woman who claims the heir to the throne still lives. As Finnikin fights for the truth, he must also contend with the growing intensity of his own feelings for her. The first in the Lumatere Chronicles trilogy, this is a fast-paced, compelling read that will engross the most discerning of fantasy fans, along with newcomers to the genre.

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Author:   Melina Marchetta
Publisher:   Candlewick Press,U.S.
Imprint:   Candlewick Press,U.S.
Dimensions:   Width: 15.60cm , Height: 3.00cm , Length: 22.70cm
Weight:   0.449kg
ISBN:  

9780763652920


ISBN 10:   076365292
Pages:   399
Publication Date:   09 August 2011
Audience:   Young adult ,  Teenage / Young adult
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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The world of this book is dark and beautiful and utterly believable; and, as I've come to expect of Marchetta's work, the characters are wonderfully complex. Here is an author who writes fantasy as well as she writes realism -- and in the case of Melina Marchetta, that's high<br>praise, indeed! -- Kristin Cashore, author of GRACELING and FIRE -- Quote<br><br> A tremendous achievement; a wonderful story full of vivid characters and landscapes. . . .Spellbinding and fantastic. -- SYDNEY MORNING HERALD -- Quote<br><br> A hauntingly beautiful fantasy allegory. . . . A daring departure from Marchetta's previous books, and it works brilliantly. -- THE CANEBERRA TIMES -- Quote<br><br><br> From the Hardcover edition.


The world of this book is dark and beautiful and utterly believable; and, as I've come to expect of Marchetta's work, the characters are wonderfully complex. Here is an author who writes fantasy as well as she writes realism -- and in the case of Melina Marchetta, that's highpraise, indeed! -- Kristin Cashore, author of GRACELING and FIRE -- Quote A tremendous achievement; a wonderful story full of vivid characters and landscapes. . . .Spellbinding and fantastic. -- SYDNEY MORNING HERALD -- Quote A hauntingly beautiful fantasy allegory. . . . A daring departure from Marchetta's previous books, and it works brilliantly. -- THE CANEBERRA TIMES -- Quote From the Hardcover edition.


The world of this book is dark and beautiful and utterly believable; and, as I ve come to expect of Marchetta s work, the characters are wonderfully complex. Here is an author who writes fantasy as well as she writes realism and in the case of Melina Marchetta, that s highpraise, indeed! Kristin Cashore, author of GRACELING and FIRE Quote A tremendous achievement; a wonderful story full of vivid characters and landscapes. . . .Spellbinding and fantastic. SYDNEY MORNING HERALD Quote A hauntingly beautiful fantasy allegory. . . . A daring departure from Marchetta s previous books, and it works brilliantly. THE CANEBERRA TIMES Quote From the Hardcover edition.


The world of this book is dark and beautiful and utterly believable; and, as I've come to expect of Marchetta's work, the characters are wonderfully complex. Here is an author who writes fantasy as well as<br>she writes realism -- and in the case of Melina Marchetta, that's high<br>praise, indeed! -- Kristin Cashore, author of GRACELING and FIRE -- Quote<br><br> A tremendous achievement; a wonderful story full of vivid characters and landscapes. . . .Spellbinding and fantastic. -- SYDNEY MORNING HERALD -- Quote<br><br> A hauntingly beautiful fantasy allegory. . . . A daring departure from Marchetta's previous books, and it works brilliantly. -- THE CANEBERRA TIMES -- Quote<br><br><br> From the Hardcover edition.


The world of this book is dark and beautiful and utterly believable; and, as I've come to expect of Marchetta's work, the characters are wonderfully complex. Here is an author who writes fantasy as well as@lt;br@gt;she writes realism -- and in the case of Melina Marchetta, that's high@lt;br@gt;praise, indeed! -- Kristin Cashore, author of GRACELING and FIRE -- Quote@lt;br@gt;@lt;br@gt; A tremendous achievement; a wonderful story full of vivid characters and landscapes. . . .Spellbinding and fantastic. -- SYDNEY MORNING HERALD -- Quote@lt;br@gt;@lt;br@gt; A hauntingly beautiful fantasy allegory. . . . A daring departure from Marchetta's previous books, and it works brilliantly. -- THE CANEBERRA TIMES -- Quote@lt;br@gt;@lt;br@gt;@lt;br@gt;@lt;i@gt;From the Hardcover edition.@lt;/i@gt;


Author Information

Melina Marchetta is the acclaimed and award-winning author of JELLICOE ROAD, the Michael L. Printz Award winner, SAVING FRANCESCA, and LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI. She lives in Australia, where FINNIKIN OF THE ROCK, her first fantasy novel, won an Aurealis Award. From the Hardcover edition.

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