Fly by Night

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By Frances Hardinge
Publisher HaperCollins Publishers
Fly by Night
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Twelveyearold Mosca Mye hasnt got much. Her cruel uncle keeps her locked up in his mill, and her only friend is her pet goose, Saracen, wholl bite anything that crosses his path. But she does have one small, rare thing the ability to read. She doesnt know it yet, but in a world where books are dangerous things, this gift will change her life. Enter Eponymous Clent, a smoothtalking con man who seems to love words nearly as much as Mosca herself. Soon Mosca and Clent are living a life of deceit and danger discovering secret societies, following shady characters onto floating coffeehouses, and entangling themselves with crazed dukes and doublecrossing racketeers. It would be exactly the kind of tale Mosca has always longed to take part in, until she learns that her one true love words may be the death of her. Fly by Night is astonishingly original, a grand feat of the imagination from a masterful new storyteller.

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109043 words109,043 words
496 pages496 pages
Lexile 1010LLexile 1010L
Grade 4 to 8Grade 4 to 8
Published 2006Published 2006

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9780060876296

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