The Iron Thorn

The Iron Thorn

Book - 2011
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In an alternate 1950s, mechanically gifted fifteen-year-old Aoife Grayson, whose family has a history of going mad at sixteen, must leave the totalitarian city of Lovecraft and venture into the world of magic to solve the mystery of her brother's disappearance and the mysteries surrounding her father and the Land of Thorn.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375895982
0375895981
9780385907200
0385907206
9780385738293
0385738293
9780385738309
0385738307
Branch Call Number: / SF KITTRED CAITLIN
Characteristics: 493 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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493p (Grade 7 and up) In an alternate 1950s, mechanically gifted fifteen-year-old Aoife Grayson, whose family has a history of going mad at sixteen, must leave the totalitarian city of Lovecraft and venture into the world of magic to solve the mystery of her brother's disappearance and the myster... Read More »


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KarenE61 Sep 07, 2014

Great book if it's the first of a series. If not, the end leaves too many questions unanswered.

Jess_library May 30, 2011

Teen Lovecraftian Steampunk! Aoife Grayson lives in fear of the madness that has already infected her mother and brother, but when she receives a letter from said brother, she flee the city of Lovecraft and heads towards her father's manor house in Arkham in hopes of finding him. What she finds is more unearthly than she could have imagined.

This was an interesting book, though more fantasy than horror (which is what I was expecting). It's also very long.

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