Prue Sally The Truth Sayer

ISBN 13: 9780192755773

The Truth Sayer

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Nian is 'discovered' as a boy with special powers, and whisked away to be an apprentice in the House of Truth. He immediately resolves to escape - but there's only one way he can think of to get out, and that's to learn to fly. Unfortunately his powers are rather hard to control, and the process involves a certain amount of banging his head on the ceiling...Then he finds a place where the boundaries between the worlds are thin, and he stumbles into our world. There he meets Jacob, who helps him as he learns to speak the language and to start to come to grips with the funny habits of people in this world, and to start to see how he might find a place here. But then the House of Truth send someone through to hunt him down and fetch him back, and the equilibrium of the worlds starts to break down. Nian knows he will have to go back - but first he will have to rescue his pursuer, who is causing mayhem wherever he goes, and on the way help Jacob and his family through some tricky situations. On his return to the House of Truth he will use his new experiences and knowledge to change the way of life there forever.

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Winner of the Branford Boase Award and the Smarties Silver Award for Cold Tom Author of Cold Tom, The Devil's Toenail, Ryland's Footsteps and Goldkeeper


`[Of Cold Tom:] This is one of those rare, strange, wonderful books that makes you see the world through different eyes ' The Guardian

`This is an excellent book. It is gripping and exciting - you never want to put it down! ' The Sunday Express

`an outstanding debut novel ' The Sunday Times

`so compelling it almost defies description' Manchester Evening News

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Sally Prue
Published by Oxford University Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0192755773 ISBN 13: 9780192755773
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