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Fugitives of chaos

Author: John C Wright
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"John C. Wright's new fantasy, which began with Orphans of Chaos and continues in Fugitives of Chaos, is 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 orphans have been kidnapped from their true parents, robbed of their powers, and raised in ignorance by
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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: 0765314967 9780765314963
OCLC Number: 64208351
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 319 pages ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: John C. Wright.
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Five orphans, raised in a strict British boarding school, discover that they are not human. Amelia is apparently a fourth-dimensional being, Victor is a synthetic man, Vanity can find secret  Read more...

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"Wright's myth-infused fantasy looks like something older Harry Potter fans might enjoy with its creaky British boarding school setting and its five ageless orphans--Colin, Quentin, Victor, Vanity, Read more...

 
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