City of Stars

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A&C Black, Jul 7, 2008 - European fiction - 464 pages
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Sequel to 'City of Masks', the setting is again Talia, the parallel world very similar to 16th-century Italy, but the main character in this book is Georgia - who has a love of horses. She is desperate to buy a little, dusty winged horse that has appeared in a local antique shop. This tiny, winged horse proves to be the talisman that transports Georgia right into the rivalries and the high-octane excitement of the hugely competitive Stellata horse race.

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An ex-Stravaganza!!!!!!

User Review  - BooksrAwesome1 - Borders

Absoloutley beautiful! This is even better than its prequel, The City of Masks. Wonderfully joyful in some parts, yet in others, heart-wrendingly sad. The only con to this story I can think of is that ... Read full review

Review: City of Stars (Stravaganza #2)

User Review  - Kassandra - Goodreads

This book is good for people dealing with parent/sibling problems, and also for people who like horses, fantasy, and adventure. I thought it was a pretty good read. Read full review


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Children's author and reviewer Mary Hoffman was born in 1945. She attended Newnham College to study English literature and University College London to study linguistics. She started writing in 1970 and has written about eighty children's books including the picture book Amazing Grace, the Stravaganza series, and the anti-war anthology Lines in the Sand. She is also the editor of the children's book review magazine Armadillo, which comes out four times a year.

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