The Hollow Kingdom: Book I -- The Hollow Kingdom Trilogy (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Sep 19, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 240 pages
299 Reviews
"She had never screamed before, not when she overturned the rowboat and almost drowned, not even when Lightfoot bucked her off and she felt her leg break underneath her with an agonizing crunch. But now she screamed long and loud, with all her breath."

Hallow Hill has a strange and tragic history. For thousands of years, young women have been vanishing from the estate, never to be seen again. Now Kate and Emily have come to live at Hallow Hill. Brought up in a civilized age, they have no idea of the land's dreadful heritage-until, that is, Marak decides to tell them himself.

Intelligent, pleasant, and completely pitiless, Marak is a powerful magician who claims to be a king-and he has very specific plans for the two new girls who have trespassed into his kingdom. The Hollow Kingdom is a 2004 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
  

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Well written with excellent characterization. - Goodreads
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Review: The Hollow Kingdom (The Hollow Kingdom Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Yohara - Goodreads

I am sadly very disappointed with this book. I am going to start with some positive parts here. The way the world was created by the author is amazing. It is a very original world, even if the plot of ... Read full review

Review: The Hollow Kingdom (The Hollow Kingdom Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Melissa Baez - Goodreads

children's literature... There isn't a valid reason that I didn't like it other than the fact that it's for children. I probably would have liked it had I been like 10-13 years old, but then again I ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
9
Section 3
22
Section 4
36
Section 5
81
Section 6
103
Section 7
112
Section 8
134
Section 9
153
Section 10
177
Section 11
216
Section 12
227
Section 13
231
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About the author (2006)

Clare B. Dunkle grew up in north Texas, where her favorite activity was living inside other people's stories. She worked for years as a librarian and still thinks of the library as home. She wrote The Hollow Kingdom in a series of letters to her two teenaged daughters, who attend a German boarding school. They remain her biggest fans and harshest critics. Ms. Dunkle lives in Germany with her family.

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