The Midnight Palace

The Midnight Palace

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 26/04/2012
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Synopsis

1916, Calcutta. A man pauses for breath outside the ruins of Jheeter's Gate station knowing he has only hours to live. Pursued by assassins, he must ensure the safety of two newborn twins, before disappearing into the night to meet his fate. 1932. Ben and his friends are due to leave the orphanage which has been their home for sixteen years. Tonight will be the final meeting of their secret club, in the old ruin they christened The Midnight Palace. Then Ben discovers he has a sister - and together they learn the tragic story of their past, as a shadowy figures lures them to a terrifying showdown in the ruins of Jheeter's Gate station. From the bestselling author of THE SHADOW OF THE WIND, this is the haunting story of a secret society and a labyrinthine railway station with a dark past.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9780753829240
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Weight: 560g
  • Dimensions: 296 x 186 x 52 mm

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The Midnight Palace
Supernatural tale for teenagers in Calcutta in 1932
This novel aimed at young adults takes places mostly in Calcutta in 1932 and deals with the confrontation between a group of 16-year-old orphans and a su... READ MORE
Minette