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The Keeping Place - Isobelle Carmody
The Keeping Place
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'Look out,' I screamed. The flying creature lashed out and I stared in horror at Rushton's bloodied arm. Maruman leapt between us in his tyger form. 'Let me go to him!' I screamed. 'He is in a dream but the beast is not. It comes! Wake!' After a kidnapping, Elspeth Gordie and the Misfits are... show more
'Look out,' I screamed. The flying creature lashed out and I stared in horror at Rushton's bloodied arm. Maruman leapt between us in his tyger form. 'Let me go to him!' I screamed.

'He is in a dream but the beast is not. It comes! Wake!'

After a kidnapping, Elspeth Gordie and the Misfits are forced to join the rebellion against the oppressive Council, using their extraordinary mind powers. But Elspeth must also seek out clues left by the long-dead seer, Kasanda, vital to her quest to destroy the Beforetime weaponmachines. One clue is lost in the past, forcing Elspeth to travel the Dreamtrails, stalked by a terrifying winged beast, with the cat, Maruman, as her guide and guardian. Only there can she learn more of the Beforetimer Misfits and their enemy, Govamen.

Gradually Elspeth realises her quest is intimately linked to the Misfits' refuge, Obernewtyn - its past and its future...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140295795 (0140295798)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 754
Edition language: English
Series: The Obernewtyn Chronicles (#4)
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tien
tien rated it
4.0 The Keeping Place (Obernewtyn Chronicles)
It’s really hard (or strange) to review a book I’ve read a number of times. This is one of the series that I would re-read over and over again. It’s a dystopian series with a lot more touch of the fantasy. It is set after the ‘Great White’ where the world is incapacitated and so, technology is no...
Miss Clark
Miss Clark rated it
This verges on dislike. The book was all over the place, incoherent and with a cast of characters that only an encyclopedia could rival. It was massive, meandering and, again, really got us nowhere! I like the overall plot and the characters, but Carmody is not giving enough of the story to keep me ...
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