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"Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children" was the surprise bestseller of 2011 an unprecedented mix of YA fantasy and vintage photography that enthralled readers and critics alike. "Publishers Weekly" called it an enjoyable, eccentric read, distinguished by well-developed characters, a believable Welsh setting, and some very creepy monsters. This second novel begins in 1940, immediately after the first book ended. Having escaped Miss Peregrine s island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other surprises.Complete with dozens of newly discovered (and thoroughly creepy) vintage photographs, this new adventure will delight fantasy readers of all ages."
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This second novel begins in 1940, right after the first book ended. Having escaped Miss Peregrine’s island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends flee to London, the peculiar capital of the world. There, they encounter a dangerous madman named Caul, who also happens to be Miss Peregrine’s brother. Caul has discovered a way to rob Peculiars of their abilities and steal them for himself—and it will take all of Jacob’s efforts to save his friends from certain extinction. This new adventure will delight adults, teens, and anyone who relishes an adventure in the shadows.Review:
"A worthy follow-up, and as addictive a read as the first."--"Hypable" .."."Hollow City" mixes spooky vintage photos and action-packed storytelling to continue the story of Jacob Portman and his fellow "peculiars" as they travel through time to war-torn London."--Dan Kois, "Slate" ..".a tasty adventure for any reader with an appetite for the...peculiar."--"Kirkus Reviews" "Riggs has created a fresh and original world in these Peregrine novels, with likable, quirky characters and a very readable style." --RT Book Reviews
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