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Book Title: The Scarab|
The author of the book: Catherine Fisher
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 7.65 MB
Edition: Hodder Children's Books
Date of issue: June 1st 2005
ISBN 13: 9780340878941
Read full description of the books The Scarab:Argelin has killed the Speaker and silenced the Oracle, but who can truly silence the words of the god? The Archon and Seth return from their desert journey to find that Argelin has declared war on the gods, Mirany is in hiding, and what remains of the Nine are scattered. And whose is the sinister new power hidden in the sign of the Scarab? To stop the madness, Mirany and the Archon must make the final impossible journey of the soul--through the Nine Gateways into death...and then back again.
Read information about the authorCatherine Fisher was born in Newport, Wales. She graduated from the University of Wales with a degree in English and a fascination for myth and history. She has worked in education and archaeology and as a lecturer in creative writing at the University of Glamorgan. She is a Fellow of the Welsh Academy.
Catherine is an acclaimed poet and novelist, regularly lecturing and giving readings to groups of all ages. She leads sessions for teachers and librarians and is an experienced broadcaster and adjudicator. She lives in Newport, Gwent.
Catherine has won many awards and much critical acclaim for her work. Her poetry has appeared in leading periodicals and anthologies and her volume Immrama won the WAC Young Writers' Prize. She won the Cardiff International Poetry Competition in 1990.
Her first novel, The Conjuror's Game, was shortlisted for the Smarties Books prize and The Snow-Walker's Son for the W.H.Smith Award. Equally acclaimed is her quartet The Book of the Crow, a classic of fantasy fiction.
The Oracle, the first volume in the Oracle trilogy, blends Egyptian and Greek elements of magic and adventure and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Books prize. The trilogy was an international bestseller and has appeared in over twenty languages. The Candleman won the Welsh Books Council's Tir Na n'Og Prize and Catherine was also shortlisted for the remarkable Corbenic, a modern re-inventing of the Grail legend.
Her futuristic novel Incarceron was published to widespread praise in 2007, winning the Mythopoeic Society of America's Children's Fiction Award and selected by The Times as its Children's Book of the Year. The sequel, Sapphique, was published in September 2008.
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