Stravaganza: City Of Masks by Mary Hoffman
  

Stravaganza: City Of Masks

Written by Mary Hoffman
Part of the Stravaganza Series

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When you enter the world of Stravaganza you enter a world of treachery and danger, spine-tingling drama and two worlds and time frames where nothing is quite as it seems. Transported to the 16th century in another world, Lucien is somebody who can time travel with the help of a talisman and appears to be the only person who can save the place from complete disaster but he must unmask deception and treachery all the way.

Below is a list of the Stavaganza series books to date in order of publication. Just click on a title to find out more.

1) City of Masks

4) City of Secrets
5) City of Ships
6) City of Swords

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Synopsis

Stravaganza: City Of Masks by Mary Hoffman

Set in a parallel world, where Italy is called Talia and Venice is called Bellezza, this title takes you into a dangerous world of thrills, political intrigue and the danger of assassination attempts both foiled and successful.

Discover more about the world of Stravaganza: click here to visit the series website or here to find out more about Mary Hoffman through her own website.

Reviews

'City of Masks is a poignant, touching and exciting novel, difficult to put down. This is one of the best time-slip stories that I have read in recent years. Without doubt a masterwork of contemporary children's literature'

's Literature Officer, Booktrust 'One of the most exciting adventures I've read in years'

's Bookseller 'The writing has a rich, lyrical quality and the plot is hugely imaginative'

's Guide to Kid's Books'

About the Author

Mary Hoffman

Mary Hoffman has written over 100 books for children. Amazing Grace, commended for the Kate Greenaway medal, and its sequels has sold over 1.5 million copies. As well as the successful Stravaganza sequence of teenage novels, translated into over thirty languages, The Great Big Books series of information books for younger readers, illustrated by Ros Asquith has done very well. The first, The Great Big Book of Families, won the inaugural SLA Information Book Award in the under 7s category.

Mary loves to write historical fiction and her books for Bloomsbury - The Falconer’s Knot, Troubadour and David - have been followed by Shakespeare’s Ghost and now The Ravenmaster’s Boy. She runs a widely-read blog called The History Girls: http://the-history-girls.blogspot.com

Mary is an Honorary Fellow of the Library Association (CILIP) and lives in Oxfordshire.

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Format

Paperback
352 pages

Author

Mary Hoffman
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Author's Website

www.maryhoffman.co.uk

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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Publication date

7th July 2008

ISBN

9780747595694

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