The Lie Tree

The Lie Tree

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Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2015.

The Lie Tree is a wonderfully evocative and atmospheric novel by Frances Hardinge, award-winning author of Cuckoo Song and Fly By Night.

Faith's father has been found dead under mysterious circumstances, and as she is searching through his belongings for clues she discovers a strange tree. The tree only grows healthy and bears fruit if you whisper a lie to it. The fruit of the tree, when eaten, will deliver a hidden truth to the person who consumes it. The bigger the lie, the more people who believe it, the bigger the truth that is uncovered.

The girl realizes that she is good at lying and that the tree might hold the key to her father's murder, so she begins to spread untruths far and wide across her small island community. But as her tales spiral out of control, she discovers that where lies seduce, truths shatter . . .

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781447264101
BY (AUTHOR) Hardinge, Frances
PUBLISHER : Pan Macmillan PUBLICATION DATE : May 01, 2015
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Macmillan
LANGUAGE : English AGE : Teenage / Young Adult
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 130 mm
WEIGHT : 297 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Children’s, Teenage & Educational
Fiction & Related items
DESCRIPTION :
Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2015.

The Lie Tree is a wonderfully evocative and atmospheric novel by Frances Hardinge, award-winning author of Cuckoo Song and Fly By Night.

Faith's father has been found dead under mysterious circumstances, and as she is searching through his belongings for clues she discovers a strange tree. The tree only grows healthy and bears fruit if you whisper a lie to it. The fruit of the tree, when eaten, will deliver a hidden truth to the person who consumes it. The bigger the lie, the more people who believe it, the bigger the truth that is uncovered.

The girl realizes that she is good at lying and that the tree might hold the key to her father's murder, so she begins to spread untruths far and wide across her small island community. But as her tales spiral out of control, she discovers that where lies seduce, truths shatter . . .

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781447264101
BY (AUTHOR) Hardinge, Frances
PUBLISHER : Pan Macmillan PUBLICATION DATE : May 01, 2015
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Macmillan
LANGUAGE : English AGE : Teenage / Young Adult
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 130 mm
WEIGHT : 297 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Children’s, Teenage & Educational
Fiction & Related items