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The Knife of Never Letting Go

The Knife of Never Letting Go
 

Imagine you're the only boy in a town of men. And you can hear everything they think. And they can hear everything you think. Imagine you don't fit in with their plans... Todd Hewitt is just one month away from the birthday that will make him a man. But his town has been keeping ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781406357981
Barcode 9781406357981
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781406379167
Published 1 August 2014 by Walker Books
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Ness, Patrick
Series Chaos Walking
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ISBN-13 9781406357981
ISBN-10 1406357987
Stock Available
Status Title is temporarily out of stock
Publisher Walker Books
Imprint Walker Books Ltd
Publication Date 1 August 2014
International Publication Date 5 June 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Ness, Patrick
Series Chaos Walking
Category Science Fiction
Number of Pages 528
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 200mm
Spine: 37mm
Weight 428g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Hewitt, Todd Fictitious character - Fiction, Fantasy fiction, American
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 480886

Description of this Book

This is a new edition of the award-winning first novel in the Chaos Walking trilogy, with a bonus short story, The New World. Imagine you're the only boy in a town of men. And you can hear everything they think. And they can hear everything you think. Imagine you don't fit in with their plans...Todd Hewitt is just one month away from the birthday that will make him a man. But his town has been keeping secrets from him. Secrets that are going to force him to run...The new edition of this unflinching novel about fear, fight and the terrifying path of self-discovery features the short story, The New World. Set before the events of The Knife of Never Letting Go, it is the story of Viola's dramatic journey to the New World. This new edition has a brand new cover and features an additional short story, The New World. It is the winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the Booktrust Teenage Prize.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review I really did love this book. -- The Guardian Online The Guardian Online Furiously paced, terrifying, exhilarating, and heartbreaking, [it] haunts your imagination. The Sunday Telegraph A stunning debut...As compelling as it is original. The Times Pure inventiveness and excitement. Booklist

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Author's Bio

Patrick Ness is the critically-acclaimed and best-selling author of the Chaos Walking trilogy, A Monster Calls and More Than This. He has won numerous awards including the the Carnegie Medal (twice), the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Booktrust Teenage Prize and the Costa and Galaxy Children's Book Awards. He lives in Bromley, Kent.

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