The City's Son
Publish date: August 2nd 2012
Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books
Pages no: 454
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Young Adult Fantasy
, Post Apocalyptic
Series: The Skyscraper Throne (#1)
You may be tired of magical London stories, but don't let that keep you from reading this one. It's worth it.
I have to admit, I bumped this book up my TBR list because I discovered my local library branch has the second and third books of the trilogy, which meant if I liked this one then I could finish the whole thing off quite easily and quickly. Alas, I don't think I will be carrying on with this series ...
Plot Summary: Beth Bradley is no ordinary teenager, and she never has been. After her mother's death, her father sort of lost his grasp of reality, which means that Beth is pretty much left to do as she pleases - and what Beth loves to do is roam the streets of London with her best friend, Pen, l...
Expelled from school, betrayed by her best friend and virtually ignored by her dad, who’s never recovered from the death of her mum, Beth Bradley retreats to the sanctuary of the streets, looking for a new home. What she finds is Filius Viae, the ragged and cocky crown prince of London, who opens he...
Just brilliant. I'm finding it tough to say more than that, but Tom Pollock has created a city within my city filled with wonder, war and compelling characters. I also did not see any of the last 50 pages coming! Full review to come!
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