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Publisher Comments:

Seven o’clock on a Monday morning, five hundred years after the end of the world, and goblins had been at the cellar again. . . . Not that anyone would admit it was goblins. In Maddy Smith’s world, order rules. Chaos, old gods, fairies, goblins, magic, glamours–all of these were supposedly vanquished centuries ago. But Maddy knows that a small bit of magic has survived. The “ruinmark” she was born with on her palm proves it–and makes the other villagers fearful that she is a witch (though helpful in dealing with the goblins-in-the-cellar problem). But the mysterious traveler One-Eye sees Maddy’s mark not as a defect, but as a destiny. And Maddy will need every scrap of forbidden magic One-Eye can teach her if she is to survive that destiny.

Synopsis:

Maddy Smith, who bears the mysterious mark of a rune on her hand, learns that she is destined to join the gods of Norse mythology and play a role in the fate of the world.

About the Author

Master storyteller Joanne Harris has created a magical and epic romp–a fresh, funny, and wonderfully irreverent new take on the old Norse tales sure to be enjoyed by readers young and old.

Joanne Harris's books, which include Chocolat and Five Quarters of the Orange, have been published in over 40 countries and have won numerous international awards. She lives in England with her husband and daughter.

Table of Contents

Characters — Runes of the elder script — World above — World below — Whisperer — Word — Sleepers — Asir and Vanir — Netherworld — Nameless — Dream — Runes of the new script

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375849480
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Legends, Myths, & Fables - Norse
Author:
Harris, Joanne
Author:
Joanne Harris
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Classics
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Humorous Stories
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - Norse
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Mythology, norse
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Audio Books-Children s
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20080108
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
544

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