The Bone Season

The Bone Season (Paperback)

By Samantha Shannon 
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1408852454
EAN: 9781408852453
No. of Pages: 480
Publish Date: 2013
Binding: Paperback
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About the Book :

The year is 2059. Nineteen-year-old Paige Mahoney is working in the criminal underworld of Scion London, based at Seven Dials, employed by a man named Jaxon Hall. Her job: to scout for information by breaking into people’s minds. For Paige is a dreamwalker, a clairvoyant and, in the world of Scion, she commits treason simply by breathing.

It is raining the day her life changes for ever. Attacked, drugged and kidnapped, Paige is transported to Oxford – a city kept secret for two hundred years, controlled by a powerful, otherworldly race. Paige is assigned to Warden, a Rephaite with mysterious motives. He is her master. Her trainer. Her natural enemy. But if Paige wants to regain her freedom she must allow herself to be nurtured in this prison where she is meant to die.

Interesting Facts :

The powerful dystopian setting, imaginative characters, chilling repressive forces and riveting storytelling will enthrall readers around the world The announcement of the acquisition caused a huge stir in the press. There has already been feature coverage in the news section of the Sunday Times, the Daily Mail, and Samantha has appeared twice on Australian TV.

Samantha Shannon has also been picked by You magazine as the sole novelist for a feature on Young British Talent After a heated auction, film rights to The Bone Season were optioned by The Imaginarium Studios, a British film company led by Andy Serkis (The Lord of the Rings) and Jonathan Cavendish (producer of Bridget Jones's Diary)

Reviews :

  • 'Truly extraordinary and thrilling'- Andy Serkis
  • 'A dark and exquisitely rendered fantasy unlike anything out there. The Bone Season is a must read'- Kami Garcia, No. 1 New York Times bestselling co-author of the Beautiful Creatures series
  • 'A new breed of women authors are claiming fantasy for their own. Leading the charge is Samantha Shannon'- Harper's Bazaar
  • 'Samantha Shannon has a hugely inventive talent and an imagination with seven league boots. She's hit the ground running'- Susan Hill


About the Author :

Samantha Shannon was born in west London in 1991. She started writing at the age of fifteen. Between 2010 and 2013 she studied English Language and Literature at St Anne’s College, Oxford. In 2012 the Women of the Future Awards shortlisted her for The Young Star Award. The Bone Season is her first novel and has been sold in twenty countries.

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Specification

Title: The Bone Season
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Author: Samantha Shannon
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1408852454
EAN: 9781408852453
No. of Pages: 480
Publish Date: 2013
Binding: Paperback

The Bone Season Review

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By Guest, 2017-04-09 17:40:43.0

I first read The Bone Season over three years ago. It was sophomore year of high school, I had my Chemistry and Physics finals the next day, and I made the choice to read just a FEW chapters of this book during my break. OF COURSE, ANY BOOKDRAGON WORTH HIS/ HER SALT KNOWS THAT A FEW CHAPTERS IN AN INCOMPREHENSIBLE TERM. And so, instead of finishing my revision, I sped read this book, dying for more Paige and Warden Scenes and barely concentrating on the plot. I bought myself a copy of The Mime Order later, but for some reason, I never really got to reading it. #TBRProblems. And so, when the LOVELY Folks over at Bloomsbury India sent me a SIGNED copy of book three, The Song Rising, I KNEW it was time to dive back in. (I’m also TOTALLY congratulating myself for finding the TIME to re-read and not cop out and read a recap) Long story short, THIS WAS ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANTLY CONSTRUCTED WORLDS WITH A HOST OF CHARACTERS I WAS ROOTING FOR FROM PAGE ONE AND I NEED MORE OF THIS WORLD AND EVERYONE IN. Things I Loved: 1. THE WORLD BUILDING: Hands down, The Bone Season has THE BEST WORLD BUILDING OUT THERE. I adored jumping into a futuristic London where breathing for Clairvoyants is considered High Treason. I LOVED THE SYNDICATE, Paige and even the very building of Sheol I. IT WAS ALL SO BRUTALLY REAL with the best host of characters. 2. PAIGE MAHONEY: I liked Paige when I initially read the book, but reading it again made her seem SO MUCH MORE BADASS. It’s so hard to describe who she is, but this girl was STRONG, TOUGH, POWERFUL AND SO SO REAL – I LOVED HER. "This was what my spirit loved to do, to wander in strange lands. It couldn't stand being trapped in one body. it had wanderlust." 3. WARDEN: I have this policy – give me the worst guy in the book and I’ll probably feel something for him instead of for the Golden Boy/ Prom King. I ALREADY KNEW WARDEN Full Review on A Thousand Words A Million Books

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By sunil, 2013-09-02 18:17:24.0

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