The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing #1)

Author(s): M T Anderson


Young Octavian is being raised by a group of rational philosophers known only by numbers - but it is only after he opens a forbidden door that learns the hideous nature of their experiments, and his own chilling role them. Set in Revolutionary Boston, M. T. Anderson's mesmerizing novel takes place at a time when Patriots battled to win liberty while African slaves were entreated to risk their lives for a freedom they would never claim. The first of two parts, this deeply provocative novel reimagines past as an eerie place that has startling resonance for readers today.

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Anderson's imaginative and highly intelligent exploration of . . . the ambiguous history of America's origins will leave readers impatient for the sequel." - "The New York Times Book Review

General Fields

  • : 9780763653767
  • : Candlewick Press
  • : Candlewick Press
  • : January 2011
  • : 204mm X 148mm X 26mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : M T Anderson
  • : Paperback
  • : Adult Trim
  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 353