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Cuckoo Song

Frances Hardinge


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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (5/12/2015)
Paperback (4/19/2016)
MP3 CD (12/31/2019)
Compact Disc (12/31/2019)


Set in England after World War I, this is a brilliantly creepy but ultimately loving story of the relationship between two sisters who must band together against a world where nothing is as it seems.
When Triss wakes up after an accident, she knows something is very wrong. She is insatiably hungry, her sister seems scared of her, and her parents whisper behind closed doors.
She looks through her diary to try to remember, but the pages have been ripped out. Soon Triss discovers that what happened to her is more strange and terrible than she ever could have imagined . . . and that she is, quite literally, not herself.
In a quest to find the truth, she must travel into the terrifying underbelly of the city to meet a twisted architect who has dark designs on her family before it's too late.

Turtleback Books, 9780606382113, 432pp.

Publication Date: April 19, 2016

About the Author

Frances Hardinge is the author of several books for children, including "The Lost Conspiracy" (five starred reviews, " Los Angeles Times" Book Prize finalist), "Fly by Night "(short-listed for the "Guardian" Children s Fiction Prize), " Well Witched" ("School Library Journal" Best Book of 2008), and "Fly Trap" (short-listed for the "Guardian" Prize, long-listed for the CILIP Carnegie Medal). She lives in England."