A breathtaking adventure story, set in reimagined eighteenth-century England.
As the realm struggles to maintain an uneasy peace after years of cival war and tyranny, a twelve-year-old orphan and her loyal companion, a grumpy goose, are about to become the unlikely heroes of a radical revolution.
Mosca Mye is on the run, heading for the city of Mandelion.
There she finds herself living by her wits among cut-throat highwaymen, spies and smugglers.
With peril at every turn, Mosca uncovers a dark plot to terrorize the people of Mandelion, and soon merry mayhem leads to murder ...With an unforgettable cast of characters and an inspiring message at its heart -- sometimes the power of words can change the world!
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Publication Date: 06/05/2005
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9780330418263