Skylark by Meagan Spooner
  

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Perfect for fans of The Hunger Games, Skylark is an electrifying and unforgettable emotional rollercoaster ride. It will whisk you away to a world of magic, secrecy and danger where escape is far from certain.

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Skylark by Meagan Spooner

Vis in magia, in vita vi...In magic there is power, and in power, life. For fifteen years, Lark Ainsley waited for the day when her Resource would be harvested and she would finally be an adult. After the harvest she expected a small role in the regular, orderly operation of the City within the Wall. She expected to do her part to maintain the refuge for the last survivors of the Wars. She expected to be a tiny cog in the larger clockwork of the city. Lark did not expect to become the City's power supply. Her only choice is to escape; follow the birds into the wilderness beyond into the Iron Wood....


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Intense and absorbing, Skylark transported me to a world of magic and danger unlike anything I've read before. Dark, original and beautiful. This is a novel you don't want to miss. Veronica Rossi, author of Under the Never Sky

Skylark's rich narrative and plucky heroine will transport you into a mesmerizing and horrifying world. New York Times bestselling author, Carrie Jones

About the Author

Meagan Spooner was born in Washington, D.C., where she grew up reading and writing every spare moment of the day. She has travelled all over the world to places like Egypt, Greece, Antarctica, the Galapagos, Chile, the Arctic Circle and Australia, and graduated with a degree in playwriting from Hamilton College in New York. When she's not writing about the end of the world, she's writing about its beginning, indulging a lifelong obsession with mythology and fairy tales.

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Paperback

Author

Meagan Spooner
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Publication date

30th November 1999

ISBN

9780552565561

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