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Scholastic Paperbacks, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 288 pages
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In "a novel almost unparalleled for density and invention" (Horn Book), YA phenom Chris Wooding introduces an electrifying heroine...and an unforgettable story.

Poison has always been a willful, contrary girl, prone to being argumentative and stubborn. So when her sister is snatched by the mean-spirited faeries, she seeks out the Phaerie Lord to get her back.
But finding him isn't easy, and the quest leads Poison into a murderous world of intrigue, danger, and deadly storytelling. With only her wits and her friends to aid her, Poison must survive the attentions of the Phaerie Lord, rescue her sister, and thwart a plot that's beyond anything she (or the reader) can imagine. . . .

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Great plot and writing. - Goodreads
good story, let down by ending. - Goodreads
The ending was deep and the imagery was powerful. - Goodreads
It had beautiful prose and beautiful characters. - Goodreads
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Poisen is the kind of female character I enjoy. - Goodreads
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an aaammmmaaazzziiinnnngggggg book its one of my favorites i also love the name of the book

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Unpredictable This is a fairytale. Let's just say that if you read it, you won't long to be the protagonist. There aren't horses, carriages, and a magical prince in this story. And the best part of ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Chris Wooding began writing at the age of 16, and his first novel Crashing was published when he was 19. Since that time, he's written dozens of novels in several genres, notably the award-winning The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray; Poison; Storm Thief; the Malice series; and the graphic novel, Pandemonium.

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