Dead Gorgeous

Dead Gorgeous

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When the mysterious stranger shows up at Nova's parents' hotel, she thinks her luck has changed - until she realizes she's the only one who can see him.

Liam explains he's been here a long time. And he can never leave, no matter how hard he tries.

Soon, Nova begins to piece his tragic story together. But she's hiding a secret of her own - one she's desperate to keep from her family. And now Liam's found her out . . .
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Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 16mm | 188g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • No
  • 055254633X
  • 9780552546331
  • 503,929

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"Blackman's touch is as sure as ever" * Observer * "Brilliant, intense and completely unpredictable . . . Dramatic and fast-moving" * Reading Matters * "This tragi-comic ghost story is sure to please Malorie Blackman's many fans. Her books always succeed in being fast-paced and very readable, while offering the more thoughtful reader several layers of meaning" * Bookseller * "Expertly written" * Primary Times *
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About Malorie Blackman

MALORIE BLACKMAN has written over sixty books and is acknowledged as one of today's most imaginative and convincing writers for young readers. She has been awarded numerous prizes for her work, including the Red House Children's Book Award and the Fantastic Fiction Award. Malorie has also been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. In 2005 she was honoured with the Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of her contribution to children's books, and in 2008 she received an OBE for her services to children's literature. She has been described by The Times as `a national treasure'. Malorie Blackman was the Children's Laureate 2013-15.
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Back cover copy

When the mysterious stranger shows up at your parents' hotel, you think your luck has changed - until you realize you're the only one who can see him.

He tells you he's been here a long time. And can never leave, no matter how hard he tries.

Soon, you begin to piece his story together. But you're hiding a secret of your own - one you're desperate to keep from your family. And now he's found you out . . .

'Blackman's touch is as sure as ever' Observer
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Review Text

"Expertly written"
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Rating details

555 ratings
3.43 out of 5 stars
5 16% (89)
4 29% (163)
3 39% (214)
2 14% (76)
1 2% (13)
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