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A Face Like Glass - Frances Hardinge
A Face Like Glass
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4.36 125
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780230763500 (0230763502)
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Children's
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 A Face Like Glass
What if there was a world underground where people only had a few expressions, where one girl has a multitude of expressions and this starts a dialogue about the world and the politics of the world. Where the things that people produce are almost magical how can there be equality for those who have...
The English Student
The English Student rated it
3.5 A Face Like Glass - Frances Hardinge
Welcome to Caverna, a sprawling, fantastical underground city where master vintners brew wines which can erase memory, where cheesemasters create dairy products which can destroy entire streets if not kept correctly - and where facial expressions have to be bought. It's a world to trap the unwary, o...
Susana "Lost in Fantasy Land"
Susana "Lost in Fantasy Land" rated it
4.5
Have you ever imagined how it would have been like to live during the Eighteen or Nineteen centuries? Well, that probably happens to each and every one of us, every time we read a historical romance, right? Now imagine all of that...environment, but instead of having the sky and earth for backgrou...
Pitter Patter of Little Thoughts
Pitter Patter of Little Thoughts rated it
4.0
Grandible the True Cheesemaker is content staying in his side of the Caverna making cheese that are beyond imagination, a scowl almost permanently on his Face. But when one day he pulls a girl out of cheese curds, this strange cavern city will be turned upside down. Neverfell has a face like glass, ...
Musings of a Bibliophile
Musings of a Bibliophile rated it
3.0 A Face Like Glass
3.5Wonderful ideas, beautiful settings, interesting plot, good writing. I think I would have loved this more if I was the actual age group this is aimed at, as I don't think it transcends age quite as well as other books I've read of the like. However it's still a lovely read, and I wouldn't be surp...
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