Notes from the Burning Age by Claire North audiobook

Notes from the Burning Age

By Claire North
Read by Peter Kenny

Orbit 9780316498838
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    Available on 07/20/2021

    ISBN: 9781549165610

From the award-winning author of The Sudden Appearance of Hope and The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August comes a story exploring humankind’s ability to change the paths we seem fated to follow—even after the world has burned. Once, we lived through the Burning Age—the time when we cared so little for the world that it went up in flames. It was a punishment. But it was also a gift, and centuries of peace followed. Once, Ven was a holy man, studying texts from the ashes of the past, sorting secrets from heresies. But when he gets caught up in the political scheming of the Brotherhood, he finds himself in the middle of a war, fueled by old knowledge and forbidden ambition.  There was a time when the world burned. Now, some want to set the fire again . . .  Also by Claire North: The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August Touch The Sudden Appearance of Hope The End of the Day 84K The Gameshouse The Pursuit of William Abbey

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Summary

From the award-winning author of The Sudden Appearance of Hope and The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August comes a story exploring humankind’s ability to change the paths we seem fated to follow—even after the world has burned.

Once, we lived through the Burning Age—the time when we cared so little for the world that it went up in flames. It was a punishment. But it was also a gift, and centuries of peace followed.

Once, Ven was a holy man, studying texts from the ashes of the past, sorting secrets from heresies. But when he gets caught up in the political scheming of the Brotherhood, he finds himself in the middle of a war, fueled by old knowledge and forbidden ambition. 

There was a time when the world burned. Now, some want to set the fire again . . . 

Also by Claire North:
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Touch
The Sudden Appearance of Hope
The End of the Day
84K
The Gameshouse
The Pursuit of William Abbey

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A riveting tale of subterfuge and deadly self-indulgence in this post-apocalyptic thrill ride…North’s convincing view of post-apocalyptic society captivates, and the political intrigues will keep readers hooked right up until the explosive close.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Author Bio: Claire North

Author Bio: Claire North

Claire North is a pseudonym for Catherine Webb, a Carnegie Medal-nominated author. She has written novels in various genres, before publishing her first major work as Claire North, The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August, in 2014. It received rave reviews and an Audie Award nomination and was named a Washington Post Best Books of the Year selection. Her novel, Touch, was named one of the Washington Post Best Books of the Year for 2015.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Audience: Adult
Language: English