Title: Hollow City
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
1st edition/1st printing in as new, unread condition. Signed by the author on the title page. No condition problems. Mylar covered. Bookseller Inventory # 000149
Synopsis: September 3, 1940. Ten peculiar children flee an army of deadly monsters. And only one person can help them?but she?s trapped in the body of a bird. The extraordinary journey that began in Miss Peregrine?s Home for Peculiar Children continues as Jacob Portman and his newfound friends journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. There, they hope to find a cure for their beloved headmistress, Miss Peregrine. But in this war-torn city, hideous surprises lurk around every corner. And before Jacob can deliver the peculiar children to safety, he must make an important decision about his love for Emma Bloom. Like its predecessor, this second novel in the Peculiar Children series blends thrilling fantasy with vintage photography to create a one-of-a-kind reading experience.
?A stunning achievement . . Hollow City is even richer than Riggs?s imaginative debut, Miss Peregrine?s Home for Peculiar Children?? Boston Globe
Miss Peregrine?s Home for Peculiar Children was the surprise best seller of 2011?an unprecedented mix of YA fantasy and vintage photography that enthralled readers and critics alike. Publishers Weekly called it ?an enjoyable, eccentric read, distinguished by well-developed characters, a believable Welsh setting, and some very creepy monsters.?
This second novel begins in 1940, immediately after the first book ended. Having escaped Miss Peregrine?s island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other unexpected surprises.
Complete with dozens of newly discovered (and thoroughly mesmerizing) vintage photographs, this new adventure will delight readers of all ages.
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