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The monstrous child

Author: Francesca Simon
Publisher: London : Faber & Faber : Profile Books, 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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This is a stunning, operatic, epic drama. Meet Hel, an ordinary teenager - and goddess of the Underworld. Why is life so unfair? Hel tries to make the best of it, creating gleaming halls in her dark kingdom and welcoming the dead who she is forced to host for eternity. Until eternity itself is threatened
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francesca Simon
ISBN: 9780571330270 0571330274
OCLC Number: 971363140
Awards: Short-listed for "The Bookseller" YA Book Prize 2017
Short-listed for Costa Children's Book Award 2016
Description: 286 sider : illustrations

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'Before you reject me, before you hate me, remember: I never asked to be Hel's queen.'But being a normal teenager wasn't an option either. Now she's stuck ruling the underworld. She doesn't want your  Read more...

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"Hel, the protagonist of this deliciously fun YA debut from Simon (the Horrid Henry series), is the daughter of trickster god Loki and Angrboda the giantess. Hel was born a monster: while her top Read more...

 
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