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Monster Blood Tattoo #02: Lamplighter

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Publisher Comments:

The eagerly awaited second book of the critically acclaimed trilogy!

Orphan Rossam√ľnd Bookchild has been sworn into the Empero‛s service¬—his duty is to light the lamps along the Empero‛s highways and protect travelers from the ferocious bogles that live in the wild. But h‛s found it no easier to fit in with the lamplighters than he did with the foundlings¬—always too small and too meek¬—and his loneliness continues no matter how hard he tries to succeed.

But when a haughty young girl, a member of a suspiciously regarded society of all-women teratologists¬— monster hunters¬—is forced upon the lamplighters for training, Rossam√ľnd is no longer the most despised soul around. As Rossam√ľnd begins to make new friends in the dangerous world of the Half-Continent, he also seems to make more enemies, finding himself pushed toward a destiny that he could never have imagined.

Synopsis:

Rossamnd Bookchild is finally becoming a lamplighter. His duty is to light the lamps along the Emperor's highways, and protect travelers from the ferocious bogles. But he still feels like he doesn't fit in. When a young girl joins the lamplighters, Bookchild might no longer be the most despised soul around. Putnam Publishing Group

Synopsis:

In the follow-up to "Foundling," Rossamnd has been sworn into the Emperor's service, lighting the lamps along the Emperor's highways. But he's found it no easier to fit in with the lamplighters than he did with the foundlings. He soon finds himself pushed toward a destiny that he could never have imagined.

Synopsis:

Continuing the absorbing, inventive saga started in Foundling, Lamplighter follows Rossam?nd Bookchild, now one of the EmperorÕs lamplighters, who is sworn to protect travelers from the ferocious bogles that live in the wild. Small and meek, he does not fit in. Then a haughty young female monster hunter is forced upon the lamplighters for training. As Rossam?nd begins to make new friends in the dangerous world of the Half-Continent, he also seems to make more enemies, finding himself pushed toward a destiny that he could never have imagined. . . .

About the Author

D. M. Cornish began the work for Monster Blood Tattoo in 1993 while an art student. He filled nearly two dozen notebooks with sketches and notes before he began writing. The author lives in Adelaide, Australia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399246395
Author:
Cornish, D M
Publisher:
Firebird
Illustrator:
Cornish, D. M.
Author:
Cornish, D. M.
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Identity
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Foundlings
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Monster Blood Tattoo
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
20100916
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
736
Dimensions:
8.36x5.46x2.15 in. 1.65 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 736 pages G. P. Putnam's Sons - English 9780399246395 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Rossamnd Bookchild is finally becoming a lamplighter. His duty is to light the lamps along the Emperor's highways, and protect travelers from the ferocious bogles. But he still feels like he doesn't fit in. When a young girl joins the lamplighters, Bookchild might no longer be the most despised soul around. Putnam Publishing Group
"Synopsis" by , In the follow-up to "Foundling," Rossamnd has been sworn into the Emperor's service, lighting the lamps along the Emperor's highways. But he's found it no easier to fit in with the lamplighters than he did with the foundlings. He soon finds himself pushed toward a destiny that he could never have imagined.
"Synopsis" by ,
Continuing the absorbing, inventive saga started in Foundling, Lamplighter follows Rossam?nd Bookchild, now one of the EmperorÕs lamplighters, who is sworn to protect travelers from the ferocious bogles that live in the wild. Small and meek, he does not fit in. Then a haughty young female monster hunter is forced upon the lamplighters for training. As Rossam?nd begins to make new friends in the dangerous world of the Half-Continent, he also seems to make more enemies, finding himself pushed toward a destiny that he could never have imagined. . . .

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