Life moves at a leisurely pace in the tiny town of Wall. Here, young Tristran Thorn has lost his heart to the beautiful Victoria Forester and for the coveted prize of her hand, Tristran vows to retrieve a fallen star and deliver it to his beloved. It is an oath that sends him into a world that is dangerous and strange beyond imagining...
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When Fat Charlie's dad dropped dead on a karaoke stage, all of a sudden, life starts getting very interesting. Because, you see, Charlie's dad wasn't just any dad. He was Anansi, a trickster god, the spider-god. Anansi is the spirit of rebellion -- he is able to overturn the social order, create wealth out of thin air, and baffle the devil.
Behind a locked door Coraline finds a twisted, creepy, version of her new home. In this nightmare world she meets her own mum and dad, but they have buttons for eyes and they are much more possessive of her than she is used to.
According to the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter - the world's only totally reliable guide to the future - the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just after tea...