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The Emperor of Any Place
Author: Tim Wynne-Jones

ISBN: 9780763669737
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 13 October 2015
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 16.0 x 2.8
The ghosts of war reverberate across the generations in a riveting, time-shifting story within a story from acclaimed thriller writer Tim Wynne-Jones.

When Evan's father dies suddenly, Evan finds a hand-bound yellow book on his desk-a book his dad had been reading when he passed away. The book is the diary of a Japanese soldier stranded on a small Pacific island in WWII. Why was his father reading it? What is in this account that Evan's grandfather, whom Evan has never met before, fears so much that he will do anything to prevent its being seen? And what could this possibly mean for Evan? In a pulse-quickening mystery evoking the elusiveness of truth and the endurance of wars passed from father to son, this engrossing novel is a suspenseful, at times terrifying read from award-winning author Tim Wynne-Jones.

About the Author

Tim Wynne-Jones is the accomplished author of numerous YA novels, including "Blink & Caution," winner of the 2012 "Boston Globe Horn Book" Award, and "The Uninvited," short-listed for the Arthur Ellis Awa...

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