Twilight Robbery

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Pan Macmillan, 2011 - Orphans - 522 pages
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Mosca Mye and Eponymous Clent are in trouble again. Escaping disaster by the skin of their teeth, they find refuge in Toll, the strange gateway town where visitors may neither enter nor leave without paying a price. By day, the city is well-mannered and orderly; by night, it's the haunt of rogues and villains. Wherever there's a plot, there's sure to be treachery, and wherever there's treachery, there's sure to be trouble - and where there's trouble, Clent, Mosca and the web-footed apocalypse Saracen can't be far behind. But as past deeds catch up with them and old enemies appear, it looks as if this time there's no way out . . .

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User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

Young Mosca Mye and her dubiously loyal companion, the con man Eponymous Clent, have only just escaped Mandelion. There they'd averted one revolution and caused another, and so consider it safer to be ... Read full review

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User Review  - rivkat - LibraryThing

Mosca Mye, twelve years old, full of vinegar, and possessed only of a dangerous goose as a friend, returns and gets herself in even more trouble now that she’s been kicked out of the radical city of ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Frances Hardinge spent her childhood in a huge old house that inspired her to write strange stories from an early age. She read English at Oxford University, then got a job at a software company. However, by this time a persistent friend had finally managed to bully Frances into sending a few chapters of FLY BY NIGHT, her first children's novel, to a publisher. Macmillan made her an immediate offer. The book went on to publish to huge critical acclaim and win the Branford Boase First Novel Award. This sequel is Frances's fourth novel.

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