The Edge Chronicles 11: The Nameless One
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The Edge Chronicles 11: The Nameless One : First Book of Cade

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Cade Quarter has never met his uncle, the infamous `descender' Nate Quarter, who years ago committed heresy by lowering himself over the cliff-face of the Edge. But Nate has returned, and the Academy of Flight is looking for revenge against all of his supporters - including Cade. So now Cade has to run. With no money and nowhere else to go, Cade's only option is to stow away aboard the Xanth Filatine - a mighty sky-ship bound for the city of Hive. But getting onto the ship is only the beginning of his troubles, as he runs afoul of thieving goblins, brutal skymarshals, and the threat of `skyfiring' . . . The Nameless One is the first book of the Cade Saga - fourth trilogy in The Edge Chronicles, the internationally best-selling fantasy series, which has featured on the UK and the New York Times best-seller lists and sold more than 3 million copies. There are now 13 titles and four trilogies in the series, but each book is a stand-alone adventure, so you can read The Edge Chronicles in any order you choose.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 26mm | 240g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
  • 0552567574
  • 9780552567572
  • 96,322

About Paul Stewart

Chris Riddell (Author) Chris Riddell is an acclaimed artist of children's books and a political cartoonist for the Observer. Amongst other titles, Chris illustrates the Ottoline young fiction series and the Goth Girl series, as well as working closely with Paul Stewart on the Edge Chronicles and Wyrmeweald. He has won many awards for his work, including the Nestle Gold Award, the UNESCO Award for Something Else and the rare honour of two Kate Greenaway Medals. Paul Stewart (Author) Paul Stewart is a highly regarded author of books for young readers - everything from picture books to football stories, fantasy and horror. Together with Chris Riddell, he is co-creator of the bestselling Edge Chronicles series, which has sold over three million books and is now available in over thirty languages. They are also co-creators of the Far-Flung Adventure series, which includes Fergus Crane, Gold Smarties Prize Winner, Corby Flood and Hugo Pepper, Silver Nestle Prize Winners, and the Barnaby Grimes Series.show more

Review quote

"The most entertaining young adult fantasy series since the Chronicles of Narnia" * The Last Word Books * "Fantastically illustrated" * Sunday Times *show more

Back cover copy

A LIFE ON THE RUN. A NEW BEGINNING. WELCOME TO THE EDGE Cade Quarter is on the run - wanted for the crimes of an uncle he has never even met. With nowhere else to go, he sneaks onto the Xanth Filatine; a forbidding skyship bound for the city of Hive. But he is soon forced to abandon ship for the harsh lands of the mighty Deepwoods. Cade must build a new life amongst the flesh-eating bloodoak trees, fearsome goblin tribes and monstrous lake creatures. And most mysterious of all, a strange, half-formed giant known only as the nameless one . . . THE FIRST BOOK OF THE CADE SAGA, PART OF THE EDGE CHRONICLES.show more

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"Fantastically illustrated"show more

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275 ratings
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4 37% (103)
3 18% (49)
2 3% (8)
1 1% (2)
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