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Orphans of chaos

Author: John C Wright
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A tale about five orphans raised in a strict British boarding school who begin to discover that they may not be human beings. The students at the school do not age, while the world around them does. The children begin to make sinister discoveries about themselves. Amelia is apparently a fourth-dimensional being; Victor is a synthetic man who can control the molecular arrangement of matter around him; Vanity can find
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John C Wright
ISBN: 0765311313 9780765311313
OCLC Number: 58055187
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 317 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: John C. Wright.
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A tale about five orphans raised in a strict British boarding school who begin to discover that they may not be human beings. The students at the school do not age, while the world around them does. The children begin to make sinister discoveries about themselves. Amelia is apparently a fourth-dimensional being; Victor is a synthetic man who can control the molecular arrangement of matter around him; Vanity can find secret passageways through solid walls where none had previously been; Colin is a psychic.

Each power comes from a different paradigm or view of the inexplicable universe: and they should not be able to co-exist under the same laws of nature. Why is it that they can?

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