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Finnikin of the rock

Author: Melina Marchetta
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Penguin, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the age of nine, Finnikin is warned by the gods that he must sacrifice a pound of flesh in order to save the royal house of his homeland, Lumatere. He stands on the rock of three wonders with his friend Prince Balthazar and the prince's cousin, Lucian, and together they mix their blood. And Lumatere is safe - but then the unspeakable!
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Teen fiction
Fantasy fiction
Science fiction
Fiction
Young adult works
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melina Marchetta
ISBN: 9780143009870 0143009877 9780670072811 0670072818
OCLC Number: 435623585
Notes: Originally published: Camberwell, Vic. : Viking, ©2008.
Awards: Shortlisted for the CBC Book of the Year Award (Older Readers).
Winner of Aurealis Award for Excellence in Fiction: Best Young Adult Novel 2008
Shortlisted for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Book of the Year - Older Readers 2009.
Description: 398 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Melina Marchetta.

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At the age of nine, Finnikin is warned by the gods that he must sacrifice a pound of flesh in order to save the royal house of his homeland, Lumatere. He stands on the rock of three wonders with his friend Prince Balthazar and the prince's cousin, Lucian, and together they mix their blood. And Lumatere is safe - but then the unspeakable!

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