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The Resource The Thief

The Thief

Label
The Thief
Title
The Thief
Statement of responsibility
Megan Whalen Turner
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Language
eng
Summary
Discover the world of the Queen's ThiefNew York Times-bestselling author Megan Whalen Turner's entrancing and award-winning Queen's Thief novels bring to life the world of the epics and feature one of the most charismatic and incorrigible characters of fiction, Eugenides the thief. Megan Whalen Turner's Queen's Thief novels are rich with political machinations and intrigue, battles lost and won, dangerous journeys, divine intervention, power, passion, revenge, and deception. Perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo, Marie Lu, Patrick Rothfuss, and George R. R. Martin.Eugenides, the queen's thief, can steal anything—or so he says. When his boasting lands him in prison and the king's magus invites him on a quest to steal a legendary object, he's in no position to refuse. The magus thinks he has the right tool for the job, but Gen has plans of his own. The Queen's Thief novels have been praised by writers, critics, reviewers, and fans, and have been honored with glowing reviews, "best of" citations, and numerous awards, including the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, a Newbery Honor, the Andre Norton Award shortlist, and the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award. Discover and rediscover the stand-alone companions, The Queen of Attolia, The King of Attolia, and A Conspiracy of Kings, all epic novels set in the world of the Queen's Thief.This edition of The Thief includes an exclusive piece by Megan Whalen Turner about her inspiration for the setting of the story, an introduction to the characters from the world of the Queen's Thief, and a map of the world of the Queen's Thief. A Newbery Honor BookAn ALA Notable BookA YALSA Best Book for Young AdultsA Horn Book Fanfare BookA New York Public Library Book for the Teen AgeA Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Blue Ribbon BookA Junior Library Guild Selection"The Queen's Thief books awe and inspire me. They have the feel of a secret, discovered history of real but forgotten lands. The plot-craft is peerless, the revelations stunning, and the characters flawed, cunning, heartbreaking, exceptional. Megan Whalen Turner's books have a permanent spot on my favorites shelf, with space waiting for more books to come."—Laini Taylor, New York Times-bestselling author of the Daughter of Smoke and Bone novels and Strange the Dreamer"Unforgettable characters, plot twists that will make your head spin, a world rendered in elegant detail—you will fall in love with every page of these stories. Megan Whalen Turner writes vivid, immersive, heartbreaking fantasy that will leave you desperate to return to Attolia again and again."—Leigh Bardugo, New York Times-bestselling author of the The Grisha Trilogy and Six of Crows"Trust me. Just read it. Then read it again, because it will not be the same river twice."—Lois McMaster Bujold, acclaimed and Hugo Award-winning author of the Vorkosigan Saga, the Chalion Series, and the Sharing Knife series"In addition to its charismatic hero, this story possesses one of the most valuable treasures of all—a twinkling jewel of a surprise ending." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)"To miss this thief's story would be a crime."—Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (starred review)"A literary journey that enriches both its characters and readers before it is over."—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"A tantalizing, suspenseful, exceptionally clever novel."—The Horn Book (starred review)
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Summary
Gen flaunts his ingenuity as a thief and relishes the adventure which takes him to a remote temple of the gods where he will attempt to steal a precious stone
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Storyline
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Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1997
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1997
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2016
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100455
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Turner, Megan Whalen
Index
no index present
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920
Literary form
fiction
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  • 6
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Queen's thief
Series volume
0001
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  • Fantasy
  • Young Adult Fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The Thief
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:3a8a7135-55d1-46a8-ad60-3e6f573bc42b
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780061968525
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Thief
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:3a8a7135-55d1-46a8-ad60-3e6f573bc42b
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780061968525
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Specific material designation
optical disk

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