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Mysteries of the Septagram: Kobal

Mysteries of the Septagram: Kobal

Eleven-year-old Jade is from a normal suburban background but longs to be different – and is terrified when she finds that she is. Her world is thrown into chaos when she discovers she is one of seven gifted children who are the result of a secret government experiment intended to find a cure for inherited diseases; an experiment that was hijacked by the sinister Dr Kobal for his own purposes. But are those purposes science or sorcery?

Kidnapped and transported suddenly from normality to a world of angels and demons, robotic beasts and hunters and hunted, Jade is plunged into a deadly battle to save the seven children’s souls …

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Genre: Interest Age / Level / Interest Age: From C 10 Years

On Sale: 3rd November 2011

Price: £6.98

ISBN-13: 9781444909821

Reviews

'Part His Dark Materials with echoes of some of Harry Potter's darker moments, Paul Bryers takes the reader on a page turning ride that is as enthralling as it is fantastic.'
The Book Bag
'A gripping, fascinating tale told by a master of his art, the prose flows easily and naturally, punctuated with flashes of dark humour, and always retaining an earthy reality, no matter how fantastic the scene.'
Teach Primary
'a fabulous book'
Lancashire Book of the Year 2009 nomination
Praise for Paul Bryers: 'As a storyteller Bryers is superb'
Time Out
'Bryers imagines a world where superstition and science intertwine until finally, in the chilling climax, they merge'
Publishers Weekly
'Bryers may well be the best of his type now operating'
Nick Hornby, Sunday Times
'Bryers treats what looks like over-familiar territory with freshness, wit and a lively appreciation of a city's dark history'
The Guardian
As a storyteller Bryers is superb
Time Out
Bryers imagines a world where superstition and science intertwine until finally, in the chilling climax, they merge
Publishers Weekly
Bryers may well be the best of his type now operating
Nick Hornby, Sunday Times
Bryers treats what looks like over-familiar territory with freshness, wit and a lively appreciation of a city's dark history
The Guardian

Mysteries of the Septagram