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Girls of Paper and Fire

Ngan, Natasha
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton (Hodder Paperback)
Published: July 11, 2019
ISBN: 9781473692206
400 pages
Country of publication: United Kingdom

£8.99

‘A timely reminder that, in the right hands, the fantasy genre has things to say about injustice and abuse of power in the real world’ Guardian

Lei is a member of the Paper caste, the lowest and most persecuted class of people in Ikhara. Ten years ago, her mother was snatched by the royal guards, and her fate remains unknown. Now, the guards are back and this time it’s Lei they’re after – the girl with the golden eyes, whose rumoured beauty has piqued the king’s interest.

Over weeks of training in the opulent but oppressive palace, Lei and eight other girls learn the skills and charm that befit a king’s consort. There, Lei does the unthinkable – she falls in love. Her forbidden romance becomes enmeshed with an explosive plot that threatens her world’s entire way of life. Lei, still the wide-eyed country girl at heart, must decide how far she’s willing to go for justice and revenge.

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