Monster Blood Tattoo: Lamplighter

Monster Blood Tattoo: Lamplighter : Book Two

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Rossamund Bookchild has successfully negotiated the treacherous route to High Vesting. But even within the sturdy walls of the great city he is far from safe. For the path to becoming a Lamplighter is fraught with dangers - and not just from the dread monsters who lurk in the wilds. Rossamund will need all his wits to survive his training. And he must watch his back too, for enemies from his past are never far behind.

Stunning in scope and rich in detail, alive with memorable heroes and villains and brimming with new and original science and magics, D.M. Cornish's tale of scolds, scourges, smugglers and shrewds will thrill and captivate, and leave the reader desperate for more.
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Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 736 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 31mm | 501g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0552571903
  • 9780552571906
  • 1,543,317

About D. M. Cornish

D.M. Cornish is an acclaimed children's illustrator. He began making notes and drawings for his debut novel FOUNDLING over thirteen years ago and had filled over 28 journals with sketches, ideas and character profiles before the MONSTER BLOOD TATTOO trilogy took shape. The trilogy has since sold worldwide. D.M. Cornish is thirty-three and lives in Australia.
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With the alarming increase of monster attaches on the highways of the Half Continent, the work of the lamplighter is more fraught with danger than ever.
Having successfully negotiated the treacherous route to Winstermill, Rossaünd Bookchild, the orphaned boy with the girl’s name, takes up his new role as prentice-lighter. But even within the sturdy walls of his new home, the littlest lighter is far from safe. Threatened by people who are terrifying as the monsters, Rossaünd will need all his wits to survive his training.
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3 13% (487)
2 3% (107)
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