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The almost king.

Author: Lucy Saxon
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2015.
Series: Take back the skies, 2
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After a taste of the brutality of army life, seventeen-year-old Aleks Vasin deserts and finds love, adventure, and a skyship full of technological discoveries, while pursued by vengeful soldiers.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Saxon
ISBN: 9781408847701 1408847701 1619636271 9781619636279
OCLC Number: 927817723
Description: 396 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Take back the skies, 2
Responsibility: Lucy Saxon.

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After a taste of the brutality of army life, seventeen-year-old Aleks Vasin deserts and finds love, adventure, and a skyship full of technological discoveries, while pursued by vengeful soldiers.

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This absolutely cracking debut novel from Lucy Saxon ... is a delicious cocktail incorporating steampunk, His Dark Materials and George Orwell ... About as good a YA adventure as you'll see all year. Read more...

 
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