Written by Ian Beck
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Take a thrilling journey into the past in this clever time slip mystery which, written in different voices from different times, takes its readers from a dystopian future to a Dickensian past. Caleb is on a tourist trip to the future when his father is kidnapped and he is accused of murder. Eve comes from Pastworld and knows nothing of contemporary life. From different worlds Caleb and Eve find themselves caught up in the murderer’s wicked plans and escape will not be easy.
Pastworld by Ian Beck
Startling and original, Ian Beck's vision of a world in which people are pawns and your future is predestined by place of birth makes compelling reading.
'Well-paced with more twists than the Fantom's slippery path' - The Bookseller
'Ian Beck ... has crafted an exciting steampunk novel that blends Dickens and Conan Doyle with Michael Crichton and 'V for Vendetta' to good effect' - James Lovegrove, Financial Times
'Superb; truly atmospheric, truly mysterious and truly a thriller' - School Librarian
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5th July 2010
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