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The Book of Lost Things - by John Connolly (Paperback)

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Highlights

  • New York Times bestselling author John Connolly's unique imagination takes readers through the end of innocence into adulthood and beyond in this dark and triumphantly creative novel of grief and loss, loyalty and love, and the redemptive power of stories.
  • Green Mountain Book Award 2012 4th Winner
  • About the Author: John Connolly is the author of the #1 internationally bestselling Charlie Parker thrillers series, The Book of Lost Things and its sequel The Land of Lost Things, the Samuel Johnson Trilogy for younger readers, and (with Jennifer Ridyard) the Chronicles of the Invaders series.
  • 480 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Fantasy
  • Series Name: The Book of Lost Things

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About the Book



The bestselling author of "The Black Angel" offers a creative coming-of-age story about one boys journey into adulthood, combining dramatic themes with edge-of-your-seat suspense and a fantastical imagination.



Book Synopsis



New York Times bestselling author John Connolly's unique imagination takes readers through the end of innocence into adulthood and beyond in this dark and triumphantly creative novel of grief and loss, loyalty and love, and the redemptive power of stories.

High in his attic bedroom, twelve-year-old David mourns the death of his mother, with only the books on his shelf for company. But those books have begun to whisper to him in the darkness. Angry and alone, he takes refuge in his imagination and soon finds that reality and fantasy have begun to meld. While his family falls apart around him, David is violently propelled into a world that is a strange reflection of his own--populated by heroes and monsters and ruled by a faded king who keeps his secrets in a mysterious book, The Book of Lost Things.

Taking readers on a vivid journey through the loss of innocence into adulthood and beyond, New York Times bestselling author John Connolly tells a dark and compelling tale that reminds us of the enduring power of stories in our lives.



About the Author



John Connolly is the author of the #1 internationally bestselling Charlie Parker thrillers series, The Book of Lost Things and its sequel The Land of Lost Things, the Samuel Johnson Trilogy for younger readers, and (with Jennifer Ridyard) the Chronicles of the Invaders series. He lives in Dublin, Ireland. For more information, see his website at JohnConnollyBooks.com, or follow him on Twitter @JConnollyBooks.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.39 Inches (H) x 5.43 Inches (W) x 1.3 Inches (D)
Weight: .89 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 480
Series Title: The Book of Lost Things
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Fantasy
Publisher: Atria Books
Theme: General
Format: Paperback
Author: John Connolly
Language: English
Street Date: October 16, 2007
TCIN: 11961469
UPC: 9780743298902
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-4407
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.3 inches length x 5.43 inches width x 8.39 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.89 pounds
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 2 reviews
100% would recommend
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Incredibly underrated

5 out of 5 stars
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tfred138 - 9 months ago
This is probably one of the best books I've ever read. It came across my lap thirteen years ago when I was a senior in HS and it's always held a special place in my heart.
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