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  • Published: New York : Greenwillow Books, 2012.
  • Year Published: 2012
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 376 p.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9780062195180
  • 0062195182


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The Peculiar

by Bachmann, Stefan, 1993-

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Call number: Y Fantasy / Bachmann, Stefan

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth, Pittsfield Youth, Traverwood Youth

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After humans win the faery wars in England, a half-human, half-faery child, scorned by both races, finds himself at the center of a web of intrigue and danger when he is stalked by a sinister faery.

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This is a surprisingly good book

This book is very interesting and is one of my favorites. It has lots of ancient magic that has a twist that just keeps you reading.


A serviceable fantasy novel with a light steampunk veneer over a society branded by a faerie war and the resulting stranded and defeated fay folk. I found the first two thirds of the novel plodding. There is so much set up that I realized in the end that I should have expected the abrupt ending because the book seems to be intended as the founding volume of a series instead of a standalone novel. Probably a good fit for 4-8 grade students who are delighted by the fantasy elements. I did enjoy the two protagonists, but they are certainly a weirdly matched pair.

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