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Title: CUCKOO SONG
By: Frances Hardinge
Format: Electronic book text

List price: £7.99


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ISBN 10: 0230766366
ISBN 13: 9780230766365
Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN
Pub. date: 8 May, 2014
Edition: Unabridged edition
Pages: 400
Description: A breathtakingly dark and twisted tale from award-winning author Frances Hardinge
Synopsis: 'Everyone should read Frances Hardinge. Everyone. Right now.' Patrick NessCuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge, Costa Award winning author of The Lie Tree, is a fantastically eerie and beautifully written novel, and was shortlisted for the prestigious Carnegie Medal.The first things to shift were the doll's eyes, the beautiful grey-green glass eyes. Slowly they swivelled, until their gaze was resting on Triss's face. Then the tiny mouth moved, opened to speak. 'What are you doing here?' It was uttered in tones of outrage and surprise, and in a voice as cold and musical as the clinking of cups. 'Who do you think you are? This is my family.' When Triss wakes up after an accident, she knows that something is very wrong. She is insatiably hungry; her sister seems scared of her and her parents whisper behind closed doors. She looks through her diary to try to remember, but the pages have been ripped out.Soon Triss discovers that what happened to her is more strange and terrible than she could ever have imagined, and that she is quite literally not herself. In a quest find the truth she must travel into the terrifying Underbelly of the city to meet a twisted architect who has dark designs on her family - before it's too late . . .
Reader Age: From 12 years
Publication: UK
Imprint: Macmillan
Prizes: Winner of British Fantasy Awards Best Fantasy Novel 2015 Short-listed for The CILIP Carnegie Medal 2015 Short-listed for BSFA Award for Best Novel 2015
Returns: Non-returnable
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