The Knife of Never Letting Go

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The Knife of Never Letting Go
Written by Patrick Ness
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 1536200530
ISBN-13: 9781536200539
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The Knife of Never Letting Go

author: Patrick Ness

series name:
Chaos Walking

Todd Hewitt is the only boy in a town of men. Ever since the settlers were infected with the Noise germ, Todd can hear everything the men think, and they can hear everything he thinks. Todd is just a month away from becoming a man, but in the midst of the cacophony, he knows that the town is hiding something from him — something so awful that Todd is forced to flee with only his dog, whose simple, loyal voice he hears too. With hostile men from the town in pursuit, the two stumble upon a strange and eerily silent creature: a girl. Who is she? Why wasn't she killed by the germ like all the other females on New World? Propelled by Todd's gritty narration, readers are in for a white-knuckle journey in which a boy on the cusp of manhood must unlearn everything he knows in order to figure out who he truly is.

A decade after its release, the astonishing opener to Patrick Ness’s Chaos Walking trilogy still resonates. Celebrate ten years of this groundbreaking book with a beautiful anniversary hardcover edition.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$24.99 / $29.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536200530 /  9781536200539
on sale date:
09/2018
type/format:
Young Adult Novel / Hardback
age range:
14 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
496 / 5 1/4" x 8 1/2"
grade range:
Grade 9 and up
 
subjects:
General; Dystopian; Dating & Sex;
author’s comments:
Patrick Ness is the author of the critically acclaimed and best-selling Chaos Walking trilogy, as well as the Carnegie Medal–winning A Monster Calls, inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd. Among the numerous awards he has received are the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize, the Booktrust Teenage Prize, and the Costa Children’s Book Award. Born in Virginia, he lives in London.
 
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