The Last Siege

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RHCP, Jul 29, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 272 pages
3 Reviews
When Emily, Simon and Marcus discover the deserted castle, it seems like an escape from the midwinter snows and their individual loneliness. But their occupation of the ruin quickly takes on a momentum of its own, and soon threatens their friendship, their freedom and their lives.

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User Review  - wisewoman - LibraryThing

In The Last Siege by Jonathan Stroud, it's winter vacation in the English countryside and Emily is bored. When she and local delinquent Simon meet Marcus, a boy their age with a passion for castles ... Read full review

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User Review  - MissDiggy - LibraryThing

I agree with the other three reviews - a fair enough story, easy to read, and interesting teenage characters, but the promise of something more interesting than what ACTUALLY happens never amounts to ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Jonathan Stroud was born in Bedford in 1970. After studying English Literature at York University, he moved to London, where he worked as an editor in a publishing firm. He is the author of the best-selling BARTIMAEUS sequence, which is published in 35 languages and has sold 6 million copies worldwide, and also of four other novels: HEROES OF THE VALLEY, THE LAST SIEGE, THE LEAP and BURIED FIRE. Jonathan lives in Hertfordshire with his family.

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