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Chalk: A Novel - Paul Cornell
Chalk: A Novel
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Andrew Waggoner has always hung around with his fellow losers at school, desperately hoping each day that the school bullies — led by Drake — will pass him by in search of other prey. But one day they force him into the woods, and the bullying escalates into something more; something... show more
Andrew Waggoner has always hung around with his fellow losers at school, desperately hoping each day that the school bullies — led by Drake — will pass him by in search of other prey. But one day they force him into the woods, and the bullying escalates into something more; something unforgivable; something unthinkable.
Broken, both physically and emotionally, something dies in Waggoner, and something else is born in its place.
In the hills of the West Country a chalk horse stands vigil over a site of ancient power, and there Waggoner finds in himself a reflection of rage and vengeance, a power and persona to topple those who would bring him low.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780765390943
ASIN: B01JZ6SJ1Q
Publisher: Tor
Pages no: 212
Edition language: English
Category:
Fantasy
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4.0 Childhood wonder and horror make this dark urban fantasy something else.
There are kids who went through school experiences like mine who will never watch football, and there are those who end up playing for Arsenal. Okay, who will end up with season tickets. Stockholm syndrome will only take you so far. Enough about what I am now. That comes later. Everyone keeps ...
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