Lyonesse

The Well Between the Worlds

By Llewellyn, Sam

Publishers Summary:
Eleven-year-old Idris Limpet, living with his family in the once noble but now evil and corrupt island country of Lyonesse, finds his life taking a dramatic turn when, after a near-drowning incident, he is accused of being allied to the feared sea monsters and is rescued from a death sentence by a mysterious and fearsome stranger.

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ISBN
978-0-43993-469-5
Publisher
Orchard Scholastic


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 2009

Gr 5-9 In this unique and gripping fantasy, the world is divided into different realms. A society of humans exists aboveground, though corruption now taints their once-verdant kingdom, Lyonesse. Belowground exists a watery underworld populated by aquatic, amorphous monsters. The two worlds open to one another through a series of stone wells. Lyonesse, by order ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2009

Accused of being a Cross—part human and part monster—twelve-year-old Idris is rescued from execution and given a job as a monstergroom-in-training in the great mage Ambrose's stables. When the tides in the watery otherworld rise up through the wells, Idris and his fellow trainee Morgan entrap the monsters that float inside, resisting their telepathic charms and preserving their highly flammable bodies to fuel the pumps that keep the w...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2009

Twelve-year-old Idris, a monstergroom-in-training, has a destiny. In his strange land, a familiar tale unfolds--starting with a ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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