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Year of the Orphan
Author: Daniel Findlay

Product Details:
ISBN: 9780143782070
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Dims (mm): 154 x 232
Pub Date: 29-05-17
Pub Country: Australia
Condition: NEW

Description:
'Dystopian tale-telling at its absolute best. A worthy successor to The Chrysalids and Riddley Walker.' David Hunt (Girt, True Girt) 'The ravaged land and the intense, visceral voice of the Orphan make this an extraordinary and compelling read.' Isobelle Carmody 'A brilliantly chilling post-apocalyptic world, evoked in a voice of spare, compelling beauty ...every moment of the story is gripping and immediate. An all-around great novel.' Sandra Newman (The Country of Ice Cream Star) 'Year of the Orphan is a bleak and brutal take on the post-apocalyptic genre. With prose as dry and stretched out as the landscape it describes and a character you're rooting for from the first page, it leaves you feeling like you've woken from a feverish dream.' Adrian J Walker (The End of the World Running Club) 'There were a heat. Air hotter'n blud. She felt it bakin her skin as she moved. There weren't nothin certain but one thing i- the Reckoner were coming.' Outback Australia. Hundreds of years from now. After the end. A girl races across the desert pursued by the reckoner, scavenged spoils held close. In a blasted landscape of abandoned mines and the crumbling bones of civilisation, she survives by picking over the dead past. She trades her scraps at the only known settlement, a ramshackle fortress of greed, corruption and disease. An outpost whose only purpose is survival i- refuge from the creatures that hunt beyond. Sold then raised hard in the System, the Orphan has a mission, carries secrets about the destruction that brought the

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