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MY LIFE IN FULL
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Max Barry

Classification : Sff (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
Pub Date : Jun 20, 2013
Imprint : Mulholland Books
Page Extent : 400
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781444754810
Price : 520

About the book

Two years ago, something terrible was unleashed in an Australian mining town called Broken Hill. Thousands died.

Few people know what really happened.

Emily Ruff is one of them. She belongs to an elite organisation of 'poets': masters of manipulation who use language to warp others to their will.

She was one of their most promising recruits until she made a catastrophic mistake: she fell in love.

Wil Parke knows the truth too, only he doesn't remember it. And he doesn't know why he's immune to the poets' powers. But he knows he needs to run.

As their stories converge, the past is revealed, and the race is on for a deadly weapon: a word.

Because the poets know that words can kill...


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Max Barry
Max Barry is the author of four previous novels, including New York Times Notable Book Jennifer Government and Syrup, soon to be a major film. He is also the creator of the internet mini-phenomenon Na...(+)
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