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              Books by Matthew Frow

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              This Census-Taker
               

              This Census-Taker (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition)

              By Mieville, China; Read by Frow, Matthew

              • RRP: $34.99
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              For readers of George Saunders, Kelly Link, David Mitchell, and Karen Russell, This Census-Taker is a stunning, uncanny, and profoundly moving novella from multiple-award-winning and bestselling author China Mieville. In a remote house on a hilltop, a lonely boy witnesses a profo...undly traumatic event. He tries - and fails - to flee. Left alone with his increasingly deranged parent, he dreams of safety, of joining the other children in the town below, of escape. When at last a stranger knocks at his door, the boy senses that his days of isolation might be over. But by what authority does this man keep the meticulous records he carries? What is the purpose behind his questions? Is he friend? Enemy? Or something else altogether?Filled with beauty, terror, and strangeness, This Census-Taker is a poignant and riveting exploration of memory and identity.
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              ISBN 9781509832859
              Published NZ 28 Sep 2016
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
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              This Census-Taker
               

              This Census-Taker (Audio disc / Other, Unabridged edition)

              By Mieville, China; Read by Frow, Matthew

              • RRP: $34.99
              • $29.74
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              For readers of George Saunders, Kelly Link, David Mitchell, and Karen Russell, This Census-Taker is a stunning, uncanny, and profoundly moving novella from multiple-award-winning and bestselling author China Mieville. In a remote house on a hilltop, a lonely boy witnesses a profo...undly traumatic event. He tries - and fails - to flee. Left alone with his increasingly deranged parent, he dreams of safety, of joining the other children in the town below, of escape. When at last a stranger knocks at his door, the boy senses that his days of isolation might be over. But by what authority does this man keep the meticulous records he carries? What is the purpose behind his questions? Is he friend? Enemy? Or something else altogether?Filled with beauty, terror, and strangeness, This Census-Taker is a poignant and riveting exploration of memory and identity.
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              ISBN 9781509832866
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2016
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              1 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Umberland: Book 2 of Everland
                

              Umberland: Book 2 of Everland (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Spinale, Wendy; Read by Irwin, Lauren; Frow, Matthew; De Vries, David

              • RRP: $222.99
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              What began with a reimagining of Peter Pan and Wendy now twists into a stunning version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass!Gwen, Pete, and the others have escaped from Everland. But the safe haven they hoped to find at Alnwick Castle doesn't exist. ...With the Queen of England on her deathbed, Duchess Alyssa has stepped in to lead, but things have gotten worse as the cure Doc created for the Horologia virus has mutated, accelerating the disease. The only possible solution he can think of is to go back to the virus's origin: an extinct poisonous apple.Legend has it a tree bearing the apple might be found at the center of a deadly labyrinth hidden deep within Germany. A place that no one in their right mind enters. Leaving Pete in charge of the survivors, Alyssa sets out with only her sword, her wits, and the help of Maddox Hadder, a wild boy who oversees the castle gardens. To get to the center of the maze, she'll be forced to battle monsters more terrifying than her darkest nightmares.But can anyone truly survive the madness of the maze? And what if there's no apple to be found there?
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              ISBN 9781538413869
              Released NZ 9 May 2017
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Everland
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              Sunshield
                

              Sunshield (Audio CD / Audio, Library Edition)

              Read by Frow, Matthew; Ezzo, Lauren; Stephens, Chelsea; By Martin, Emily B.

              • RRP: $127.50
              • $102.24
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              A lawless wilderness. A polished court. Individual fares, each on a quest to expose a system of corruption.The desolate canyons of Alcoro--and the people desperate enough to hide there--couldn't be more different from the opulent glass palace and lush forests of Moquoia. But the ...harsh desert and gleaming court are linked through their past, present, and future: a history of abductions in the desert to power Moquoia's quarries and factories, and a bleak, inhumane future built on the sweat and sacrifice of these bond laborers. But events unfolding in the present could change everything. In the desert, outlaw Lark--known to most as the Sunshield Bandit--has built a name for herself attacking slavers' wagons and freeing the captives inside. But while she shakes the foundation of Moquoia's stratified society, she also has to fight to protect her rescuees--and herself--from the unforgiving world around them. In the Moquoian court, young ambassador Veran hopes to finally make his mark by dismantling the unjust labor system, if he can navigate the strict hierarchy and inexplicable hostility of the prince. And caught in the middle of it all, Tamsin is trapped within four walls, the epicenter of a secret political coup to overthrow the Moquoian monarchy and perpetuate the age-old system of injustice. Separated by seas of trees and sand, the outlaw, the diplomat, and the prisoner are more connected than anyone realizes. Their personal fates might just tip the balance of power in the Eastern World--if that very power doesn't destroy them first.
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              ISBN 9781094159256
              Released NZ 26 May 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Sunshield
                

              Sunshield (Audio CD / Audio)

              Read by Frow, Matthew; Ezzo, Lauren; Stephens, Chelsea; By Martin, Emily B.

              • RRP: $84.99
              • $68.15
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              A lawless wilderness. A polished court. Individual fares, each on a quest to expose a system of corruption.The desolate canyons of Alcoro--and the people desperate enough to hide there--couldn't be more different from the opulent glass palace and lush forests of Moquoia. But the ...harsh desert and gleaming court are linked through their past, present, and future: a history of abductions in the desert to power Moquoia's quarries and factories, and a bleak, inhumane future built on the sweat and sacrifice of these bond laborers. But events unfolding in the present could change everything. In the desert, outlaw Lark--known to most as the Sunshield Bandit--has built a name for herself attacking slavers' wagons and freeing the captives inside. But while she shakes the foundation of Moquoia's stratified society, she also has to fight to protect her rescuees--and herself--from the unforgiving world around them. In the Moquoian court, young ambassador Veran hopes to finally make his mark by dismantling the unjust labor system, if he can navigate the strict hierarchy and inexplicable hostility of the prince. And caught in the middle of it all, Tamsin is trapped within four walls, the epicenter of a secret political coup to overthrow the Moquoian monarchy and perpetuate the age-old system of injustice. Separated by seas of trees and sand, the outlaw, the diplomat, and the prisoner are more connected than anyone realizes. Their personal fates might just tip the balance of power in the Eastern World--if that very power doesn't destroy them first.
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              ISBN 9781094159263
              Released NZ 26 May 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel
                

              The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Hopkinson, Deborah; Read by Farr, Kimberly; Frow, Matthew

              • RRP: $90.99
              • $90.99
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              Eel has troubles of his own: As an orphan and a mudlark, he spends his days in the filthy River Thames, searching for bits of things to sell. He's being hunted by Fisheye Bill Tyler, and a nastier man never walked the streets of London. And he's got a secret that costs him four p...recious shillings a week to keep safe. But even for Eel, things aren't so bad until that fateful August day in 1854--the day the Great Trouble begins. Mr. Griggs, the tailor, is the first to get sick. Soon it's clear that the deadly cholera--the blue death --has come to Broad Street. Everyone believes that cholera is spread through poisonous air. But one man, Dr. John Snow, has a different theory. As the epidemic surges, it's up to Eel and his best friend Florrie to gather evidence to prove Dr. Snow's theory--that cholera is spread through water --before the entire neighborhood is wiped out.
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              ISBN 9780804123617
              Released NZ 10 Sep 2013
              Publisher Listening Library
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
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              Limited Wish
                

              Limited Wish (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged)

              By Lawrence, Mark; Narrator Frow, Matthew

              • RRP: $63.99
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              One choice. Two possible timelines. And a world hanging in the balance. It's the summer of 1986 and reluctant prodigy Nick Hayes is a student at Cambridge University, working with world-renowned mathematician Professor Halligan. He just wants to be a regular student, but regular ...isn't really an option for a boy-genius cancer survivor who's already dabbled in time travel. When he crosses paths with a mysterious yet curiously familiar girl, Nick discovers that creases have appeared in the fabric of time, and that he is at the centre of the disruption. Only Nick can resolve this time paradox before the damage becomes catastrophic for both him and the future of the world. Time is running out--literally. Wrapped up with him in this potentially apocalyptic scenario are his ex-girlfriend, Mia, and fellow student Helen. Facing the world-ending chaos of a split in time, Nick must act fast and make the choice of a lifetime--or lifetimes. Game on.
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              ISBN 9781721362264
              Released NZ 28 May 2019
              Publisher Brilliance Corporation
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Impossible Times
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              One Word Kill
                

              One Word Kill (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged)

              By Lawrence, Mark; Narrator Frow, Matthew

              • RRP: $89.99
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              Ready Player One meets Stranger Things in this thrilling new novel by bestselling author Mark Lawrence. In January 1986, fifteen-year-old boy-genius Nick Hayes discovers he's dying. And it isn't even the strangest thing to happen to him that week. Nick and his Dungeons & Dragons-...playing friends are used to living in their imaginations. But when a new girl, Mia, joins the group and reality becomes weirder than the fantasy world they visit in their weekly games, none of them are prepared for what comes next. A strange-yet curiously familiar-man is following Nick, with abilities that just shouldn't exist. And this man bears a cryptic message: Mia's in grave danger, though she doesn't know it yet. She needs Nick's help-now. He finds himself in a race against time to unravel an impossible mystery and save the girl. And all that stands in his way is a probably terminal disease, a knife-wielding maniac and the laws of physics. Challenge accepted.
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              ISBN 9781978637283
              Released NZ 1 May 2019
              Publisher Brilliance Corporation
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Impossible Times
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              Dispel Illusion
                

              Dispel Illusion (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged)

              By Lawrence, Mark; Narrator Frow, Matthew

              • RRP: $52.99
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              Sometimes being wrong is the right answer. Nick Hayes's genius is in wringing out the universe's secrets. It's a talent that's allowed him to carve paths through time. But the worst part is that he knows how his story will end. He's seen it with his own eyes. And every year that ...passes, every breakthrough he makes, brings him a step closer. Mia's accident is waiting for them both in 2011. If it happens then he's out of choices. Then a chance 1992 discovery reveals that this seeker of truth has been lying to himself. But why? It's a question that haunts him for years. A straw he clings to as his long-awaited fate draws near. Time travel turns out not to be the biggest problem Nick has to work on. He needs to find out how he can stay on his path but change the destination. Failure has never been an option, and neither has survival. But Nick's hoping to roll the dice one more time. And this new truth begins with a lie.
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              ISBN 9781799709411
              Released NZ 31 Dec 2019
              Publisher Brilliance Corporation
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Impossible Times
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              One Word Kill
                

              One Word Kill (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged)

              By Lawrence, Mark; Narrator Frow, Matthew

              • RRP: $63.99
              • $49.40
              • Save $14.59
              • In Stock US

              Ready Player One meets Stranger Things in this thrilling new novel by bestselling author Mark Lawrence. In January 1986, fifteen-year-old boy-genius Nick Hayes discovers he's dying. And it isn't even the strangest thing to happen to him that week. Nick and his Dungeons & Dragons-...playing friends are used to living in their imaginations. But when a new girl, Mia, joins the group and reality becomes weirder than the fantasy world they visit in their weekly games, none of them are prepared for what comes next. A strange-yet curiously familiar-man is following Nick, with abilities that just shouldn't exist. And this man bears a cryptic message: Mia's in grave danger, though she doesn't know it yet. She needs Nick's help-now. He finds himself in a race against time to unravel an impossible mystery and save the girl. And all that stands in his way is a probably terminal disease, a knife-wielding maniac and the laws of physics. Challenge accepted.
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              ISBN 9781978637290
              Released NZ 1 May 2019
              Publisher Brilliance Corporation
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Impossible Times
              Availability
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