skip to content
Orphans of chaos Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Orphans of chaos

Author: John C Wright
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

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.
More information:

Abstract:

A fantasy about five orphans, who have been kidnapped from their true parents, robbed of their powers and memories, and raised in ignorance by super-beings: pagan gods or fairy-queens, Cyclops,  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Wright can approach the true uncanny unease, fearful ugliness, and lucent beauty of dream... wings forward with inventive impulse, genuinely captivating... [it] is b turns ingenious, absurd, Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/58055187>
library:oclcnum"58055187"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/58055187>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2005"
schema:description"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?"@en
schema:description"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."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/18628421>
schema:genre"Fiction"@en
schema:genre"Fantasy fiction."@en
schema:genre"Fiction."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Orphans of chaos"@en
schema:numberOfPages"317"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.