Gullstruck Island

Gullstruck Island

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On Gullstruck Island the volcanoes quarrel, beetles sing danger and occasionally a Lost is born . . . In the village of the Hollow Beasts live two sisters. Arilou is a Lost - a child with the power to depart her body and mind-fly with the winds - and Hathin is her helper. Together they hide a dangerous secret. Until sinister events threaten to uncover it. With a blue-skinned hunter on their trail and a dreadlocked warrior beside them, they must escape. Can the fate of two children decide the future of Gullstruck Island? Discover a dazzling world, a breathtaking heroine . . . and an incredible adventure!
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 130 x 197 x 32mm | 361g
  • MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • map
  • 0330441914
  • 9780330441919
  • 305,616

About Frances Hardinge

Frances Hardinge spent her childhood in a huge old house that inspired her to write strange stories from an early age. She read English at Oxford University, then got a job at a software company. However, by this time a persistent friend had finally managed to bully Frances into sending a few chapters of FLY BY NIGHT, her first children's novel, to a publisher. Macmillan made her an immediate offer. The book went on to publish to huge critical acclaim and win the Branford Boase First Novel Award.
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2,150 ratings
4.11 out of 5 stars
5 43% (917)
4 34% (732)
3 17% (367)
2 4% (90)
1 2% (44)
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