The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation #1)

Author(s): M.T. Anderson

SECONDHAND BOOKS | Young Adult

Boston, 1775. Raised by a society of rational philosophers, who call each other by a number, Octavian and his mother - a princess in exile from a faraway land - are the only people in their household assigned names. The boy is dressed in silks and white wigs and given the finest classical education; but as his regal mother, Cassiopeia, entertains the scholars with her beauty and wit, young Octavian begins to question the purpose behind his guardians' fanatical studies. Only after he dares to open a forbidden door does he learn the hideous nature of their experiments - and his own chilling role in them.

2007. A very good copy.

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A book which arrives from America groaning with rewards and reputation. It deserves to do just as well here." The Guardian

M. T. Anderson worked as a DJ, a music reviewer, and at a children's book publisher before becoming a full-time writer. He is the author of several critically acclaimed young adult novels including Burger Wuss (9781844282890), Thirsty and Feed, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He teaches creative writing at university level and lives in Massachusetts, USA.

General Fields

  • : 9781844282111
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : August 2007
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 368
  • : 813.54
  • : 1
  • : Paperback
  • : M.T. Anderson