The Resource Half-sick of shadows, David Logan

Half-sick of shadows, David Logan

Label
Half-sick of shadows
Title
Half-sick of shadows
Statement of responsibility
David Logan
Title variation
Half sick of shadows
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the eve of Granny Hazel's burial in the back garden, a stranger in his time machine - a machine that bears an uncanny resemblance to a Morris Minor - visits five year-old Edward with a strange request. And Edward agrees to be his friend. But Edward is not alone in the world. His twin sister Sophia is about to bring future tragedy upon herself through an all-too-literal misunderstanding of a promise she's made to their father. So while Sophia stays at home, seemingly condemned to spend the rest of her days in The Manse - a world untouched by modern trappings - Edward is sent to boarding school. There he encounters the kind and the not-so-kind, and meets the strangest child. His name is Alf, and Alf is a boy whose very existence would seem to hint at universes of unlimited possibilities ...and who might one day help Edward liberate Sophia
Awards note
Winner of the Terry Pratchett prize.
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
LOG
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Half-sick of shadows, David Logan
Label
Half-sick of shadows, David Logan
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Winner of the Terry Pratchett Prize"--cover. -On the eve of Granny Hazel's burial in the back garden, a stranger in his time machine - a machine that bears an uncanny resemblance to a Morris Minor - visits five year-old Edward with a strange request. And Edward agrees to be his friend. But Edward is not alone in the world. His twin sister Sophia is about to bring future tragedy upon herself through an all-too-literal misunderstanding of a promise she's made to their father. So while Sophia stays at home, seemingly condemned to spend the rest of her days in The Manse - a world untouched by modern trappings - Edward is sent to boarding school. There he encounters the kind and the not-so-kind, and meets the strangest child. His name is Alf, and Alf is a boy whose very existence would seem to hint at universes of unlimited possibilities ...and who might one day help Edward liberate Sophia
Control code
14276688
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24 cm.
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Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9780857520760
Isbn Type
(tr. pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1220014
  • (OCoLC)773429509
  • (AuCNLKIN)000049557947
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