Tower Of The Stars
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272 pages. 425 grams. Book is in good lightly marked ex-library condition. Dust jacket is in good condition exhibiting only light wear. Dust jacket currently enclosed in library clear protective covering. 'Tower Of The Stars completes the story begun in A Quest For Orion, which told how western Europe was enslaved by the totalitarian tyranny of the Freaks - the Free Association of Kindred States and Nations. Tiny resistance groups survived: in Northumberland the 'Templar' gang led by Wolf and Alistair,and in Germany Walther's Deutsche Orden. At the beginning of Tower Of The Stars, resistance seems to have collapsed. Tom Jay's treachery has destroyed the 'Templars'; Wolf is dead and most of the survivors are prisoners in the newly-built City in the Sea. But Clanger and the resourceful fourteen-year-old Charlie are still free and trying to rejoin the others. Walther, also a prisoner in the City in the Sea, has half-won the confidence of the formidable First Interrogator, and Alastair's intuitive gift becomes even stronger in captivity. Slowly and painfully the survivors of the resistance are brought together under the protection of Charlemagne's Talisman and grope their way towards a climax which they cannot foresee but for which some highter power seems to be using them. 'Nosh, run, plan,' says Charlie wearily. 'That's all we ever do.' But all the time the pattern is becoming clearer. Together A Quest For Orion and Tower Of The Stars make a brilliantly plotted piece of science fiction, and also a moving story about people with whom the reader becomes closely involved.' 8vo - over 7Â¾" - 9Â¾" tall. Illustrator: Maitland, Antony. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction, Modern First Editions.; Fiction, Children's. ISBN: 0571116078. ISBN/EAN: 9780571116072. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 002432. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 002432
Titel: Tower Of The Stars
Verlag: Faber, London
Einband: Hard Cover
Illustrator: Maitland, Antony
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good
Auflage: First Edition.
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