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A face like glass

Author: Frances Hardinge
Publisher: London : Macmillan Children's, 2013. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the underground city of Caverna the world's most skilled craftsmen toil in the darkness to create delicacies beyond compare - wines that can remove memories, cheeses that can make you hallucinate and perfumes that convince you to trust the wearer, even as they slit your throat. The people of Caverna are more ordinary, but for one thing: their faces are as blank as untouched snow. Expressions must be learned, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Hardinge
ISBN: 9780230748798 0230748791 9780230763500 0230763502 9780330519700 0330519700
OCLC Number: 792747208
Awards: Short-listed for The Kitschies Red Tentacle Award for Best Novel 2013 (UK)
Long-listed for The CILIP Carnegie Medal 2013 (UK)
Description: 488 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Frances Hardinge.

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