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Synopsis:

In a futuristic urban wasteland, evil Overlords have decreed that no human shall live a day past their fourteenth birthday. On that Sad Birthday, the child is the object of an obscene harvest resulting in the construction of a machinelike creature whose sole purpose is to kill. The mysterious Shade––once a man, but now more like the machines he fights––recruits the few children fortunate enough to escape. With luck, cunning, and skill, four of Shade's children come closer than any to discovering the source of the Overlord's power––and the key to their downfall. But the closer the children get, the more ruthless Shade seems to become…

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Garth Nix is an Australian author of young adult fantasy novels, most notably the Old Kingdom series, The Seventh Tower series, and The Keys to the Kingdom series.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781620649176
Author:
Nix, Garth
Publisher:
Audiogo
Author:
Carroll, Charles
Edition Description:
Compact Disk
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
from 6
Language:
English
Age Level:
from 12

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In a futuristic urban wasteland, evil Overlords have decreed that no human shall live a day past their fourteenth birthday. On that Sad Birthday, the child is the object of an obscene harvest resulting in the construction of a machinelike creature whose sole purpose is to kill. The mysterious Shade––once a man, but now more like the machines he fights––recruits the few children fortunate enough to escape. With luck, cunning, and skill, four of Shade's children come closer than any to discovering the source of the Overlord's power––and the key to their downfall. But the closer the children get, the more ruthless Shade seems to become…
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