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THE AGE OF A.I.: AND OUR HUMAN FUTURE
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The Dark Flight Down
Marcus Sedgwick

Classification : Adventure Stories
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Orion Children's Books
Page Extent : 240
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781842551363
Price : 399

About the book
Held captive in the palace of the Emperor Frederick, Boy and Willow are plunged into a world of gilded finery and splendour. But beneath its golden veneer lies cruelty, madness and desperation. They are in terrible danger as they confront the whirlwind furies of the Emperor, the calculating ambitions of his confidante, Maxim, and follow a deadly trail wihch will lead them to the Phantom. Packed with mystery and intrigue, the truth about Boy's identity and many other shattering secrets, are all revealed as THE BOOK OF DEAD DAYS is opened for the final time in Marcus Sedgwick's conclusion to a mesmerising story.

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'A haunting ride into a world of compelling darkness'
'A dark melodrama kept sharp by surprise'
'An exquisitely dark Faustian drama set among the shadows of an ancient city. The vivid characters and enthralling storytelling make this an un-put-downable adventure'
     
Marcus Sedgwick
Marcus Sedgwick used to work in children's publishing and before that he was a bookseller. He now happily writes full-time. His books have been shortlisted for many awards, including The GUARDIAN CHIL...(+)
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Blood Red, Snow White (HB)
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Flood and Fang (PB)
Floodland (PB)
Fright Forest (PB)
Midwinterblood (HB)
Midwinterblood (PB)
Midwinterblood (HB)
Monster Mountains (PB)
My Swordhand is Singing (HB)
My Swordhand is Singing (PB)
Raven Mysteries 2 : Ghosts and Gadgets (HB)
Raven Mysteries 2 : Ghosts and Gadgets (PB)
Raven Mysteries 3: Lunatics and Luck (HB)
Raven Mysteries 3: Lunatics and Luck (PB)
Raven Mysteries 4: Vampires and Volts (HB)
Raven Mysteries 4: Vampires and Volts (PB)
Raven Mysteries 5: Magic and Mayhem (HB)
Raven Mysteries 5: Magic and Mayhem (PB)
Raven Mysteries 6: Diamonds and Doom (HB)
Raven Mysteries 6: Diamonds and Doom (PB)
Revolver (HB)
Revolver (PB)
The Book of Dead Days (PB)
The Book of Dead Days (AB)
The Dark Flight Down (HB)
The Dark Horse (PB)
The Dead Days Omnibus (PB)
The Dead Days Omnibus (HB)
The Foreshadowing (PB)
The Foreshadowing (AC)
The Foreshadowing (HB)
The Kiss of Death (PB)
The Kiss of Death (HB)
The Kiss of Death (PB)
The Swordhand Omnibus (2-in-1) (PB)
White Crow (PB)
White Crow (PB)
White Crow (HB)
Witch Hill (PB)