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A thrilling sequel to the formidable Incarceron.

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Sapphique Summary

Sapphique by Catherine Fisher

Finn has escaped from the terrible living Prison of Incarceron, but its memory torments him, because his brother Keiro is still inside.
Outside, Claudia insists he must be king, but Finn doubts even his own identity. Is he the lost prince Giles? Or are his memories no more than another construct of his imprisonment?
And can you be free if your friends are still captive? Can you be free if your world is frozen in time? Can you be free if you don't even know who you are
Inside Incarceron, has the crazy sorcerer Rix really found the Glove of Sapphique, the only man the Prison ever loved. Sapphique, whose image fires Incarceron with the desire to escape its own nature. If Keiro steals the glove, will he bring destruction to the world?
Inside. Outside.
All seeking freedom.
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Sapphique Reviews

Simply too good to miss * The Independent *
Bautifully imagined...with big issues and a compelling plot. It is a barnstorming piece of serious fantasy that doesn't put a foot wrong * The Bookbag *
The most cleverly complex and fascinating novel for teenagers I have read since His Dark Materials -- Alison A Maxwell-Cox * School Librarian *
Fisher has an apparently inexhaustible talent for creating quite extraordinary, but totally convincing worlds * Planet *
The Times Children's Book of the Year 2008...a complex story which explores the themes of freedom, loyalty and responsibility * Cambria *
'... displays all of her usual strenth of imagination ... she is simply too good to miss.' * Independent *
'... stands out above all others. Its imaginative scale and gobsmacking finale make it one of the best fantasy novels written for a long time.' * Times, Amanda Craig *
'one of today's best fantasy writers ... a deliciously dark and scary ride.' * Independent *
'... imaginative, rich in texture and vividly realised. Catherine Fisher writes with consummate skill and depth of feeling.' * The Bookseller *
'One of this year's most striking fantasy novels' * Amanda Craig, The Times *

'... a rich, resonant conclusion to the series.'

* Booklist - May 06 *
'Vivid, complicated, and thoroughly engrossing, this fast paced adventure keeps readers avidly turning pages until the majestic conclusion.' * Horn Book Review May/June 06 *
... an intoxicating world reminiscent of the Arabian Nights. Highly recommended. * The Bookseller *
suspense is constantly built ... rattles along at a dizzying pace ... next volume please. * School Librarian *
A crisp, quick-moving narrative and fully fleshed out characters will keep readers hooked * Publisher's Weekly *
A powerful and very exciting adventure story. * School Library Journal *
'... one of the most skilled and original writers currently working in young adult fantasy' * New Welsh Review *
'Beautifully imagined and realised, this novel of future regression is rich with strong characters, big issues and a compelling plot. It is a barnstorming piece of serious fantasy that doesn't put a foot wrong.' * The Bookbag *
'Catherine Fisher is an artist with words ... An engrossing, intricate story of an extraordinary journey undertaken by ricjly imaginative characters' * Carousel *
'a deliciously dark and scary ride.' * Nicholas Tucker, The Independent *
'a deep and sophisticated adventure story' * Write Away *
'... wholly engaging and rushes along as a breathless and nail-biting pace ... a gripping read that should enthral both young and old fans' * Buzz *
'the most cleverly comples and fascinating novel for teenagers I have read since His Dark Materials.' * School Librarian *

About Catherine Fisher

Catherine Fisher is an award-winning fantasy writer. The Oracle was shortlisted for the Whitbread Award 2003, The Conjuror's Game for the Smarties Award, The Snow-Walker's Son for the W.H.Smith Mind Boggling Award, The Candle Man won the Tir-Na-n'Og Award, and Corbenic was shortlisted. Author of many books for children and two volumes of award-winning poetry, she is particularly well-known in Wales.

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Sapphique by Catherine Fisher
Catherine Fisher
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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