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1786897792
Book:Oligarchy; Scarlett Thomas:2019 Oligarchy; Scarlett Thomas
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Author: Thomas, Scarlett
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: F
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Canongate, 2019
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781786897794
Notes:
When Tash, daughter of a Russian oligarch, is sent to an English boarding school, she is new to the strange rituals of the girls there. Theirs is a world of strict pecking orders, eating disorders and Instagram angst. While she spends her time with the other girls at the lake and the stables, a hand-picked few are invited to join the Headmaster at his house for extra lessons. Then her friend Bianca mysteriously vanishes, and quickly the routines of her dorm-mates seem darker and more alien than ever before.
Additional information: 212 pages, 24 cm, hbk
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Book:Dragon's green:2017
Author: Thomas, Scarlett
Year: 2017
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Canongate
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Effie Truelove is a new pupil at the Tusitala School for the Gifted, Troubled and Strange, with its twisted grey spires and an English teacher so frightening she gives the class nightmares. When her beloved grandfather is brutally attacked, Effie promises to look after his magical books. But then shady book-collector Leonard Levar gets his hands on them and Effie has to embark on the most dangerous adventure of her life.
343 pages ; 21 cm (hbk)
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Book:The seed collectors:2016
Author: Thomas, Scarlett
Year: 2016
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Canongate
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: 2015 Aunt Oleander is dead. In the Garden of England her extended family gather to remember her, to tell stories and to rekindle old memories. To each of her nearest and dearest Oleander has left a precious seed pod. But along with it comes a family secret that could open the hardest of hearts but also break the closest ties.
384 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1782117709
Book:The end of Mr. Y:2016
Author: Thomas, Scarlett
Year: 2016
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Canongate
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: Orlando: Harcourt, 2006 Ariel Manto has a fascination with a 19th century scientist by the name of Thomas Lumas. His rarest work, 'The End of Mr. Y', was written before his disappearance, and the same fate seems to have befallen all the book's few readers ever since. When Ariel uncovers a copy in a second-hand bookshop, she is launched into an adventure.
1 volume (pbk)
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I found this book became a bit boring nearing the end !
06/07/18
Boo hoo
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1782117687
Book:PopCo:2016
Author: Thomas, Scarlett
Year: 2016
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Canongate
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: London: Fourth Estate, 2004 Alice is quietly becoming the star of PopCo's 'ideation' team. Now she's been called to a mysterious 'thought camp' in Devon where they are brainstorming over the toy market for teenage girls. Alice thinks she's cracked it, but suddenly she's not sure she wants to unleash it on the world.
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Great idea but felt very clunky and over detailed. Gave up half way through and read the ending.
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alisoncs
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Book:The chosen ones:2019
Author: Thomas, Scarlett
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Book
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Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: When Effie and Maximilian both mysteriously vanish, friends Raven, Lexy and Wolf don't know where to turn for help. Effie is in deep danger and she's running out of time. To make things worse, Raven's mother is caught up in a plot with the ruthless billionaire Albion Freake, who will stop at nothing to become invincible. Can the school-friends save Effie and Maximilian and stop Albion Freake's deadly plan, before it's too late?
368 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1782119353
Moon:Galloglass:2020
Author: Thomas, Scarlett
Year: 2020
Language: English
Type: Moon
Publisher: Canongate
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: 2019 Effie Truelove and her school-friends Lexy, Wolf, Maximilian and Raven must use their magical skills to defeat the Diberi, a corrupt organisation intent on destroying the worlds at Midwinter. But during a visit to the Otherworld, Effie is mistaken and imprisoned for being a galloglass - a dangerous, selfish islander. Meanwhile, Lexy is threatened by the vile professor Jupiter Peacock and Wolf embarks on a perilous journey to find his missing sister. And back at school, Neptune the cat is bored. He's used to lording it over the other stray cats, but they've all mysteriously vanished. Where could they be - and how will he find them? Can Effie and her friends reunite before total destruction is wreaked upon the universe?
384 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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BX00077384
Talking book - CD:Our Tragic Universe:2010
Author: Thomas, Scarlett
Author: Rodrigues, Tania
Year: 2010
Language: English
Type: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Clipper Audio
Physical or Electronic: Physical
12 CDs
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Author: Thomas, Scarlett, author.
Author: Allam, Roger, narrator.
Language: English
Note: Effie Truelove has made a promise to keep her grandfather's magical books safe from danger. Whatever it takes. But it's not always easy when you're a pupil at the Tusitala School for the Gifted, Troubled and Strange. Together with her new schoolfriends, Maximilian, Wolf, Lexy, and Raven, Effie must travel to the mysterious Otherworld and brave the terrifying Diberi, a secret organisation with plans that could destroy the entire universe. Juvenile.
1 online resource (audio files (585 min.)), digital, stereo.
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