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Ysabel (2007) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Ned Marriner, fifteen years old, has accompanied his photographer father to Provence for a six-week “shoot” of images for a glossy coffee-table book. Gradually, Ned discovers a very old story playing itself out in this modern world of iPods, cellphones, and seven-seater vans whipping along roads walked by Celtic tribes and Roman legions. On one holy, haunted night of the ancient year, when the borders between the living and the dead are down and fires are lit upon the hills, Ned, his family, and his friends are shockingly drawn into this tale, as dangerous, mythic figures from conflicts of long ago erupt into the present, claiming and changing lives.

Ysabel is an immensely evocative exploration of the power of the past to impose itself on the present. The central stories don’t go away; they stay with us. Or they return . . .

Original title: Ysabel
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyContemporary

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Ysabel (2007)
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Language: English

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Ysabel (2007)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9780743252508
Pages: 421

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Ysabel (January 2007)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Viking Canada
ISBN: 9780670043217
Dimensions: 5.9 x 9.1 x 1.2 in
Pages: 672

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Ysabel (February 6, 2007)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Roc
ISBN: 9780451461292
Dimensions: 6.3 x 9.1 x 1.5 in
Pages: 432

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