The Lie Tree

Screen Shot 2016-07-20 at 10.03.20 AM14-year-old, Faith, is trying to find her place in Victorian England. Her father, a natural scientist, is falling from power when his work is uncovered as a fabrication. The whole Sunderly family moves to the island of Vane to avoid disgrace. When Faith’s father is found dead in an apparent suicide, Faith refuses to believe the local narrative and starts a personal investigation into the death. She acts as a natural scientist to find clues including a strange tree that grows on lies that she whispers to it in the dead of the night. This gothic mystery will keep readers engrossed as they follow Faith’s journey to uncover the truth.  amo
Title: The Lie Tree
Author: Frances Hardinge
Publisher
: Amulet Books
Copyright
: 2016
Original Language
: English
Original Publisher
: Macmillan U.K.
Original Copyright
: 2015
ISBN
: 978-1-4197-1895-3
Hardcover pages
: 410
Age range
: 12-18
Genre
: Mystery
Book setting
: England
Author’s ethnicity
: English
Author’s residence
: England
Awards
: Costa Book Of The Year 2015, Carnegie Medal Shortlist 2016
Subjects
: Science, Victorian England

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