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- DescriptionThe Limping Man is small, wizened and cruel, but his subjects worship him, chanting as he arrives for the burning of the witches. He holds all who come near him in his psychic web, making them bow down and serve his will. And he is raising an army to destroy the humans and Dwellers. Hana escapes the Limping Man's henchmen as they come to take her mother. When she meets Ben, son of Lo, they set out on a dangerous quest to rid the world of the evil Limping Man. But first they must discover the secret to his power. The Limping Man is a compelling fantasy adventure from one of New Zealand's finest writers.
- Author BiographyMaurice Gee is one of New Zealand's finest writers. He has written more than forty books for adults and young adults and has won several literary awards, including the Wattie Award, the Deutz Medal for Fiction, the New Zealand Fiction Award and the New Zealand Children's Book of the Year Award. His fifth novel Plumb, published in 1978, won the UK's James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction. Maurice Gee's young adult novels include The Fat Man, Orchard Street, Hostel Girl, Under the Mountain, The O Trilogy and The Salt Trilogy.
- PrizesShortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Senior Fiction 2011 and LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Young Adult Fiction Award 2011 and Storylines Notable New Zealand Books: Young Adult Fiction 2011.
- Author(s)Maurice Gee
- PublisherText Publishing Co
- Date of Publication29/03/2010
- SubjectScience Fiction & Fantasy
- Series TitleSalt Trilogy
- Series Part/Volume Number3
- Place of PublicationMelbourne
- Country of PublicationAustralia
- ImprintThe Text Publishing Company
- Weight172 g
- Width130 mm
- Height201 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
- Edition StatementAustralian ed
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