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The Wordsmith

Availability: Out of Stock
ISBN: 9781912417124
AuthorForde, Patricia
Pub Date15/07/2018
BindingPaperback
Pages256
CountryIRL
Dewey
Publisher: Little Island
Quick overview Speculative fiction with a powerful political premise
€9.45

Title re-release ahead of US and UK sequel release in July 2019

On the death of her master, Letta is suddenly promoted from apprentice to wordsmith, charged with collecting and archiving words in post-apocalyptic, neo-medieval Ark. When she uncovers a sinister plan to suppress language and rob the people of Ark of the power of speech, she realises that she has to save not only words, but the culture itself.

Speculative fiction with a powerful political premise

WINNER of a White Raven from the International Youth Library

Shortlisted for the Children's Books Ireland Awards

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Title re-release ahead of US and UK sequel release in July 2019

On the death of her master, Letta is suddenly promoted from apprentice to wordsmith, charged with collecting and archiving words in post-apocalyptic, neo-medieval Ark. When she uncovers a sinister plan to suppress language and rob the people of Ark of the power of speech, she realises that she has to save not only words, but the culture itself.

Speculative fiction with a powerful political premise

WINNER of a White Raven from the International Youth Library

Shortlisted for the Children's Books Ireland Awards