Soonchild

Soonchild

C format

Paperback (01 Jan 2015)

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Publisher's Synopsis

"Hoban is the best sort of genius." Patrick Ness, The Guardian

Somewhere in the Arctic Circle, Sixteen-Face John, a shaman, learns that his first child, a soonchild, cannot hear the World Songs from her mother's womb. The World Songs are what inspire all newborns to come out into the world, and John must find them for her. But how? The answer takes him through many lifetimes and many shape-shifts, as well as encounters with beasts, demons and a mysterious benevolent owl spirit, Ukpika, who is linked to John's past...

Book information

ISBN: 9781406344189
Publisher: Walker Books
Imprint: Walker Books Ltd
Pub date:
Edition: C format
DEWEY: 813.54
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 141
Weight: 202g
Height: 230mm
Width: 153mm
Spine width: 11mm