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The Vanquish Vendetta

The Vanquish Vendetta

Presents a hilarious fantasy sequence.

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ISBN 9780340893715
Barcode 9780340893715
Published 26 April 2007 by Hachette Children's Books
Format Paperback, New edition
Author(s) By Stone, David Lee
Illustrated by Lea, Bob
Series Illmoor Chronicles (part: 5)
Availability Out of print

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ISBN-13 9780340893715
ISBN-10 0340893710
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Hachette Children's Books
Imprint Hodder Children's Books
Publication Date 26 April 2007
International Publication Date 19 January 2007
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Stone, David Lee
Illustrated by Lea, Bob
Series Illmoor Chronicles (part: 5)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 197mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 241g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Young adult
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 30891

Description of this Book

Lord Curfew has been returned to Dullitch, but things are not as they seem. The real Lord Curfew was brutally murdered and now an evil impostor sits on his throne. Ruthless and hungry for power, he will do anything to sustain his disguise ...and people have started to notice. But, this impostor is a pawn of a much darker force. One that's older than Illmoor itself ...Meanwhile, elsewhere in Illmoor ...King Groan Teethgritt, his brother Gape, and Gordo Goldeaxe discover an ancient and valuable hammer that leads them back to Dullitch. Little do they know they have just unearthed a crucial part of Dullitch's past. Can old heroes reunitre to save the city once again?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 'David Lee Stone is a wonderfully mad new talent to watch. He has a truly original comic voice and you won't forget his hysterically hopeless (rather than heroic) characters in a hurry!' -- Wendy Cooling 'Easy to read and consistently amusing in the wry Terry Pratchett/Douglas Adams style.' -- The School Librarian 20051204 'many comical elements and a touch of Mervyn Peake' -- The Children's Bookseller 20051204 '[The Yowler Foul-up] is a zippy, highly efficient read with a natural, unforced wit and a matter-of-fact heartlessness that never seems mean-spirited.' -- SFX Magazine 20040801

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Author's Bio

David, until recently an employee of Blockbuster video, has been creating the world of Illmoor since he was ten years old. He works as a freelance writer for SFX magazine. He lives on the coast in Kent and has a baby German Shepherd called Cher.

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