pickabook books with huge discounts for everyone pickabook books with huge discounts for everyone
     
Email: Subscribe to news & offers:
Need assistance? Log In/Register


Item Details
Title: A FACE LIKE GLASS
By: Frances Hardinge
Format: Paperback

List price: £7.99


We currently do not stock this item, please contact the publisher directly for further information.

ISBN 10: 1509818723
ISBN 13: 9781509818723
Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN
Pub. date: 28 January, 2016
Edition: New Edition
Pages: 496
Synopsis: 'Everyone should read Frances Hardinge. Everyone. Right now.' Patrick Ness A Face Like Glass is an astonishing and imaginative novel from the Costa Award winning author of The Lie Tree, Frances Hardinge. In the underground city of Caverna the world's most skilled craftsmen toil in the darkness to create delicacies beyond compare - wines that can remove memories, cheeses that can make you hallucinate and perfumes that convince you to trust the wearer, even as they slit your throat. The people of Caverna are more ordinary, but for one thing: their faces are as blank as untouched snow. Expressions must be learned, and only the famous Facesmiths can teach a person to show (or fake) joy, despair or fear - at a price. Into this dark and distrustful world comes Neverfell, a little girl with no memory of her past and a face so terrifying to those around her that she must wear a mask at all times. For Neverfell's emotions are as obvious on her face as those of the most skilled Facesmiths, though entirely genuine. And that makes her very dangerous indeed ...
Publication: UK
Imprint: Macmillan
Prizes: Short-listed for Kitschies: Red Tentacle 2013 Long-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013
Returns: Returnable
Some other items by this author:
A FACE LIKE GLASS
A FACE LIKE GLASS (PB)
A SKINFUL OF SHADOWS
A SKINFUL OF SHADOWS (CD)
A SKINFUL OF SHADOWS (HB)
A SKINFUL OF SHADOWS (PB)
CUCKOO SONG
CUCKOO SONG (PB)
CUCKOO SONG (PB)
FACE LIKE GLASS (PB)
FACE LIKE GLASS (PB)
FEARSOME MAGICS (PB)
FLY BY NIGHT
FLY BY NIGHT (CD)
FLY BY NIGHT (PB)
FLY BY NIGHT (PB)
FLY BY NIGHT (PB)
FLY BY NIGHT (PB)
FLY BY NIGHT X 6 PACK
GULLSTRUCK ISLAND
GULLSTRUCK ISLAND (HB)
GULLSTRUCK ISLAND (PB)
GULLSTRUCK ISLAND (PB)
GULLSTRUCK ISLAND (PB)
LA FEMME (HB)
LA FEMME (PB)
LIE TREE (PB)
LIE TREE (PB)
LIE TREE CD (CD)
LIE TREE ILLUSTRATED EDITION (HB)
THE LIE TREE
THE LIE TREE (PB)
THE LIE TREE SPECIAL EDITION
THE LIE TREE: ILLUSTRATED EDITION
THE LIE TREE: ILLUSTRATED EDITION (HB)
TWILIGHT ROBBERY
TWILIGHT ROBBERY (PB)
TWILIGHT ROBBERY (PB)
VERDIGRIS DEEP
VERDIGRIS DEEP (HB)
VERDIGRIS DEEP (PB)
VERDIGRIS DEEP (PB)
VOID STUDIES

CUSTOMERS WHO PURCHASED THIS ITEM ALSO BOUGHT
Rising Storm (Paperback)
By: Erin Hunter
more details
House of Secrets (Paperback)
By: Chris Columbus, Ned Vizzini
more details
The Person Controller (Paperback)
By: David Baddiel, Jim Field (Illus)
more details
TOP SELLERS IN THIS CATEGORY
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Paperback)
By: J. K. Rowling
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Our Price : £3.89
more details
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stane (Paperback)
By: J.K. Rowling, Matthew Fitt (Trans)
Black and White Publishing
Our Price : £5.83
more details
Blood Ties (Hardback)
By: Garth Nix, Sean Williams
Scholastic US
Our Price : £5.83
more details
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Paperback)
By: J. K. Rowling
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Our Price : £5.83
more details
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Paperback)
By: J. K. Rowling
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Our Price : £5.19
more details
BROWSE FOR BOOKS IN RELATED CATEGORIES
 CHILDREN'S AND EDUCATIONAL
 children's fiction
 fantasy


Information provided by www.pickabook.co.uk
SHOPPING BASKET
  
Your basket is empty
  Total Items: 0
 

40% off Oxford Dictionaries
Oxford School Dictionary
By: OXFORD DICTIONARIES
This new edition of the bestselling Oxford School Dictionary (paperback) has contemporary, comprehensive vocabulary coverage, example sentences, and fascinating word origins. The dictionary supports students with their language and spelling skills, and helps with the transition from primary to secondary.
add to basket

Up to 40% off Oxford University Press
Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary
By: SUSAN RENNIE
The Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary is now available in paperback. A dictionary of real and invented words, it reveals what words mean, where they came from and how Roald Dahl used them in his stories. It will inspire you to use words brilliantly in your own writing - whether it''s a real word, a Roald Dahl word, or your own made-up one!
add to basket

New Title
Rose Rivers
By: JACQUELINE WILSON
A wonderful new story starring old friends and new from the much-beloved Victorian world of Hetty Feather.When a young girl, Clover Moon, joins the household as a nursemaid to Rose''s troubled sister Beth, Rose finds a true friend for the first time and she starts to learn more about the world outside.
add to basket

Up to 35% off new titles
Every Day
By: DAVID LEVITHAN
Each morning, A wakes up in a different body. There's never any warning about who it will be, but A is used to that. Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere. And that's fine - until A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets Justin's girlfriend, Rhiannon. From that moment, the rules by which A has been living no longer apply.
add to basket


35% off Bond
Bond 11+: English: Assessment Papers
By: SARAH LINDSAY, BOND
Bond English Assessment Papers for 7-8 years have been designed by Bond, the number 1 provider of 11+ practice materials. This book provides practice questions that begin to establish the core skills for success in English.
add to basket

Fiction Favourite
Wonder
By: R. J. PALACIO
Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.'Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go.
add to basket