The climactic conclusion of Printz Award winner Melina Marchetta s epic fantasy trilogy! Separated from the girl he loves and has sworn to protect, Froi and his companions travel through Charyn searching for Quintana and building an army that will secure her unborn child s right to rule. While in the valley between two kingdoms, Quintana of Charyn and Isaboe of Lumatere come face-to-face in a showdown that will result in heartbreak for one and power for the other.
The complex tangle of bloodlines, politics, and love introduced in "Finnikin of the Rock" and "Froi of the Exiles" coalesce into an engrossing climax in this final volume."
About the Author
Melina Marchetta was born in Sydney Australia. Her first novel, Looking For Alibrandi was awarded the Children's Book Council of Australia award in 1993 and her second novel, Saving Francesca won the same award in 2004. Looking For Alibrandi was made into a major film in 2000 and won the Australian Film Institute Award for best Film and best adapted screen play, also written by the author. On the Jellicoe Road was released in 2006 and won the WAYRBA voted by teenagers in Western Australia in 2008. It also won the US Printz Medal in 2009 for excellence in YA literature
. This was followed up by Finnikin of the Rock in 2008 which won the Aurealis Award for YA fantasy, The Piper's Son in 2010 which was shortlisted for the Qld Premier's Lit Award, NSW Premier's Lit Award, Prime Minister's Literary Awards, CBC awards and longlisted for the Miles Franklin Award. Her follow up to Finnikin, Froi of the Exiles will be released in Australia in October and the US in March 2012.
Series: Lumatere Chronicles
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 14 - 17 years old
For Grades: 9 - 12
Format: Audio CD
Published: 27th May 2014
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.3 x 13.7 x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.09