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Subtitle The Pox Party
First Written 2006
Genre Fiction
Origin US
Publisher Candlewick Press
ISBN-10 0763624020
ISBN-13 978-0763624026
My Copy library copy
First Read January 19, 2010

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, ... Vol 1

TALOON,TTTN#1:TPP, as I like to call it, was a real surprise. The cover and library designation made me think it would be a lighthearted adventure book for kids - something along the lines of 'Unfortunate Events' or Harry Potter. Wrong, wrong, wrong. This book is intense. It's serious, more than a little dark, and really well and weirdly written. A modern gothic YA novel about the Revolutionary War? I highly recommend it.

Noted on January 24, 2010

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