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The left-handed booksellers of London / Garth Nix.

Nix, Garth, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library YA NIX BOOKSELLERS V.1 000163885 Teen Corner -- New Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062683250
  • ISBN: 006268325X
  • ISBN: 9780062683267
  • ISBN: 0062683268
  • Physical Description: xiv, 393 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

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A girl's quest to find her father leads her to an extended family of magical fighting booksellers who police the mythical Old World of England when it intrudes on the modern world. From the bestselling master of teen fantasy, Garth Nix.
In a slightly alternate London in 1983, Susan Arkshaw is looking for her father, a man she has never met. Crime boss Frank Thringley might be able to help her, but Susan doesn't get time to ask Frank any questions. He is turned to dust by the prick of a silver hatpin in the hands of Merlin, a young left-handed bookseller (one of the fighting ones). With the right-handed booksellers (the intellectual ones), they are an extended family of magical beings who police the mythic and legendary Old World when it intrudes on the modern world ... in addition to running several bookshops. Merlin and his sister Vivien, are on a quest to find the Old World entity who used ordinary criminals to kill his mother. As they tread in the path of a botched or covered-up police investigation from years past, their quest overlaps with Susan's. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject: Magic > Juvenile fiction.
Missing persons > Investigation > Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Juvenile fiction.
Booksellers and bookselling > Juvenile fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Booksellers and bookselling > Fiction.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Action & Adventure / General.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Mysteries & Detective Stories.
Young adult fiction.
Booksellers and bookselling.
Fathers and daughters.
Missing persons > Investigation.
Families > Fiction.
Magic > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Juvenile works.
Young adult works.
Fantasy fiction.
Fantasy fiction.