The Borribles

The Borribles

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"What is a Borrible?" Borribles are runaways who dwell in the shadows of London. Apart from their pointed ears, they look just like ordinary children. They live by their wits and a few Borrible laws-the chief one being, Don't Get Caught! The Borribles are outcasts-but they wouldn't have it any other way.... One night, the Borribles of Battersea discover a Rumble-one of the giant, rat-shaped creatures who are their ancient enemy-in their territory. Fearing an invasion, an elite group of Borrible fighters set out on what will become known in legend as The Great Rumble Hunt. So begins the first of the three epic adventures in Michael de Larrabeiti's classic trilogy, where excitement, violence, low cunning, greed, generosity, treachery, and bravery exist side by side.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 122 x 176 x 20mm | 140.62g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 076535005X
  • 9780765350053
  • 497,360

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"Projects a gripping story through slam-bang action."show more

About Michael De Larrabeiti

Michael de Larrabeiti was brought up in Battersea. He is the author of two more books about the Borribles--"The Borribles Go For Broke" and "The Borribles: Across the Dark Metropolis"--as well as many other books. He has three grown-up daughters and lives with his wife in Oxfordshire.show more

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466 ratings
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3 18% (83)
2 6% (27)
1 1% (5)
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