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Obernewtyn: The Obernewtyn Chronicles Volume 1

Isobelle Carmody


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PUBLISHED: 1st June 1993
ISBN: 9780140178548
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In a world struggling back from the brink of apocalypse, life is harsh. But for Elspeth Gordie, born with enhanced mental abilities that would see her sterilised or burned if discovered, it is also dangerous. Ages 13+ 1988 CBC Book of the Year Award, Shorlisted (Older Readers)
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  • Paperback
    $16.55
PUBLISHED: 1st June 1993
ISBN: 9780140178548
ANNOTATION:
In a world struggling back from the brink of apocalypse, life is harsh. But for Elspeth Gordie, born with enhanced mental abilities that would see her sterilised or burned if discovered, it is also dangerous. Ages 13+ 1988 CBC Book of the Year Award, Shorlisted (Older Readers)

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In a world struggling back from the brink of apocalypse, life is harsh. But for Elspeth Gordie, born with enhanced mental abilities that would see her sterilised or burned if discovered, it is also dangerous. Ages 13+ 1988 CBC Book of the Year Award, Shorlisted (Older Readers)

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In a world struggling back from the brink of apocalypse, life is harsh. But for Elspeth Gordie, born with enhanced mental abilities that would see her sterilised or burned if discovered, it is also dangerous.

Author Biography

Isobelle Carmody is one of Australia's most highly acclaimed authors of fantasy. At fourteen, she began Obernewtyn, the first book in her much-loved Obernewtyn Chronicles, and has since written many works in this genre. Her novel The Gathering was joint winner of the 1993 Children's Literature Peace Prize and the 1994 CBCA Book of the Year Award, and Greylands was joint winner of the 1997 Aurealis Award for Excellence in Speculative Fiction (Young Adult category), and was named a White Raven at the 1998 Bologna Children's Book Fair. Isobelle's work for younger readers includes her two series, The Legend of Little Fur, and The Kingdom of the Lost, the first book of which, The Red Wind, won the CBCA Book of the Year Award for Younger Readers in 2011. She has also written several picture books as well as collections of short stories for children, young adults and adults. After living in Europe for more than a decade, these days Isobelle divides her time in Australia between her home on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, and Brisbane, where she is working on a PhD at the University of Queensland. She lives with her partner and daughter, and a shadow-black cat called Mitya.

Product Details

Author
Isobelle Carmody
Publisher
Penguin Books Australia
Year
1993
ISBN-10
0140178546
ISBN-13
9780140178548
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
1993-06-01
Country of Publication
Australia
Illustrations
illustrations
Edition
1st
Series
Obernewtyn Chronicles
Pages
272