The Oracle Sequence: The Scarab Paperback – 11 August 2005
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- Paperback : 432 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0340878940
- ISBN-13 : 978-0340878941
- Dimensions : 13 x 6.4 x 19.8 cm
- Publisher : Hodder Children's Books; 1st edition (11 August 2005)
- Language: : English
- Customer Reviews:
... readers absorbed by the dramatic scenes and intrigued by each new revelation will find the book a rich, resonant conclusion to the series. - Booklist - May 06Vivid, complicated, and thoroughly engrossing, this fast paced adventure keeps readers avidly turning pages until the majestic conclusion. - Horn Book Review May/June 06Praise for The Oracle and The Archon:Catherine Fisher has conjured up 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 LibrarianThe tension endures until the last page ... we want the sequel, soon! - Books for KeepsVivid and convincing ... a very satisfying read for young people who want some depth to their fiction, and the depiction of an unusual and interesting world. - VectorA crisp, quick-moving narrative and fully fleshed out characters will keep readers hooked to the remaining instalments in this trilogy. - Publisher's Weekly
About the Author
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 16 books for children and two volumes of award-winning poetry, she is particularly well-known in Wales.