The Deep-Sea Duke

The Deep-Sea Duke

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Hugo is spending the holidays on his friend Dorian's home planet, Hydrox. Although thrilled at the invitation, Hugo is still astonished that Duke Dorian could possibly want to be friends with an android watchmaker like him. But when the pair land on Hydrox along with their friend Ada, they soon discover that there are much bigger problems afoot. A race of butterflies from a neighbouring star system have evacuated their now-uninhabitable planet, and Hydrox is struggling to find space for the growing number of refugees. Meanwhile, deep in the seas beneath Dorian's home, a strange creature is on a path of destruction ... Can the unlikely trio step in before the crisis gets out of control?

Dive into a strange new world in this truly imaginative companion to The Starlight Watchmaker.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 12mm | 200g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9781781129593
  • 506,994

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"An imaginative look at the climate crisis" -- The Bookseller "Brilliant, unique characters ... along with fantastic world building" -- Makebelieve and Manuscripts, blog "Lots of curious and anarchic fun but also some more substantial themes around diversity, equality and the environment" -- Terry Potter "Clever and strange and full of truths and insight" -- Andrea Reece, LoveReading4Kids "Reading it really transported me to another world ... A brilliant story" -- A Little But A Lot, blog "Drew me in from the first chapter with its colourful characters, hilarious interactions, and fun premise ... a mesmerising science-fiction story perfect for children, teens and adults alike who like to step into a new world" -- Paper Lanterns
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About Lauren James

Lauren James is the Young Adult author of The Loneliest Girl in the Universe, The Quiet at the End of the World and The Next Together series. Her books have sold over fifty thousand copies in the UK alone, and have been translated into five languages worldwide. She was longlisted for the 2016 Branford Boase Award and was named 'one to watch' by Kirkus.
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109 ratings
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4 41% (45)
3 17% (19)
2 5% (5)
1 1% (1)
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