The Cabinet of Wonders: The Kronos Chronicles: Book I
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "Rutkoski poses searching questions about perception and judgment, and plants plenty of seeds for future installments, but this first novel of adventure, loyalty and familial love (not to mention magic) wraps up quite satisfyingly." Shelf Awareness "The Cabinet of Wondersis just thata book to get lost in, to be amazed and astonished by, to explore with curiosity and delight." Books & Books, Miami, Florida "Rutkoski's fantasy features quirky characters, imaginative world building, and a hint of trouble to come that will create demand for the next book in the planned Kronos Chronicles series." Booklist "Rutkoski effectively uses the romance of the region and the mystique of gypsy legends to evoke an atmosphere of danger and adventure. Her well-crafted fantasy world is a mix of magic and technology . . . that, along with the thoroughly likeable characters, will quickly draw readers in and have them eagerly anticipating the next installment in the series." Bulletin for the Center of Children's Books. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0374310262
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Über den Autor: Marie Rutkoski is the author of The Kronos Chronicles. The Cabinet of Wonders was her debut novel and was named an Indie Next Kids? List Great Read and a Bank Street Best Children?s Book of the Year, among other honors. Rutkoski grew up in Bolingbrook, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago), as the oldest of four children. She attended the University of Iowa, where she took Writers? Workshop classes and studied with Pulitzer Prize-winner James Alan McPherson. After graduating, she lived in Moscow and Prague. Upon receiving her Ph.D. from Harvard University, she held dual appointments as a lecturer there in both English and American Literature and Language, and History and Literature. Rutkoski is currently a professor at Brooklyn College, where she teaches Renaissance Drama, children?s literature and creative writing. She lives in New York City.
Titel: The Cabinet of Wonders: The Kronos ...
Verlag: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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