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Graceling

Graceling (Paperback)

By Cashore, Kristin

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In a world where people born with an exceptional skill, known as a Grace, are feared and exploited, Katsa carries the burden of a skill even she despises: the Grace of killing. She lives under the command of her Uncle Randa, King of the Middluns, and is expected to carry out his ...dirty work, punnishing and torturing anyone who displeases him. Breaking arms and cutting off fingers are her stock-in-trade. Finding life under his rule increasingly unbearable Katsa forms an underground Council, whose purpose is to combat the destructive behavior of the seven kings - after all, the Middluns is only one of the seven kingdoms, and each of them is ruled its own king with his own personal agenda for power. When the Council hears that the King of Liend's father has been kidnapped Katsa investigates ...and stumbles across a mystery. Who would want to kidnap him, and why? And who was the extraordinary Graced fighter who challenged her fighting skills, for the first time, as she and the Council rushed the old man to saftey? Something dark and deadly is rising in the north and creeping across the continent, and behind it all lurks the shadowy figure of a one eyed king ...
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ISBN 9780575085305
Released NZ 1 Sep 2009
Publisher Orion Publishing
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780575085305
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Orion Publishing
Imprint Gollancz
Released 1 Sep 2009
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Cashore, Kristin
Category Fiction
Fantasy Fiction
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 126mm
Height: 196mm
Spine: 32mm
Dewey Code 813.6
Weight 280g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Science Fiction & Fantasy
ONIX Text General/trade

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