Tanglewreck

By Winterson, Jeanette

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ISBN
978-1-58234-919-0
Publisher
Bloomsbury


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2006

Gr 6-10 A Time Tornado drops ancient horsemen and chariots into present-day London and causes a busload of school children to disappear into thin air. A mysterious, self-proclaimed scientist known as Regalia Mason secretly seeks to profit from this event and other disturbances so that she can harvest spare time and sell it through her company. Meanwhile, a sinister alchemist named Abel Darkwater seeks a clock known as the Timekeeper in order to become even more ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on July 1, 2006

"All time is always present, but buried layer by layer under what people call Now," proposes Tanglewreck, laying the groundwork for a philosophical flight of fancy from acclaimed adult author Winterson. In near-future England, Time is unraveling, pulling people in and out of the shifting strata of reality. As the public panics, archenemies Abel Darkwater and Regalia Mason seek the Timekeeper, an ancient Egyptian clock that will give them sway o...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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