The Midnight Charter: The Agora Trilogy Series, Book 1

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In a society based on trade, where everything can be bought and sold, the future rests on the secrets of a single document-and the lives of two children whose destiny it is to discover its secrets. In this spellbinding novel, newcomer David Whitley has imagined a nation at a crossroads: misshaped by materialism and facing a choice about its future. He has brought to life two children who will test the nation's values-and crafted a spellbinding adventure story that will keep readers turning the pages until the very end.   For readers who love Philip Pullman, THE MIDNIGHT CHARTER combines great storytelling with a compelling vision - a many layered adventure with powerful and timely implications.
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full_title midnight charter
author whitley david
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author Whitley, David, 1984-
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display_description "In the tower of Count Stelli in the ancient city-state of Agora, two children meet, apparently by chance. Mark has escaped the plague ravaging the city's slums. Lily is the servant who cares for him. At first, their only goal is survival: In Agora, everything can be bought and sold, debt is death, and Mark and Lily must barter their labor for their lives. Then comes an opportunity for them to exchange destinies: for Lily to escape the tower for the city outside, and for Mark to find refuge inside by taking a serving position with the Count. The exchange will set them on divergent paths: Mark's toward fame and fortune as an astrologer, Lily's as the founder of an almshouse for the city's poor and destitute. Yet their lives remain strangely intertwined, and it is Lily who will discover the role that each of them is destined to play in fulfilling the prophecy and challenge of the secret Midnight Charter devised by Agora's founders..."--dust cover flap.
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series Agora trilogy, The Agora Trilogy
series_with_volume Agora trilogy|bk. 1., The Agora Trilogy
subject_facet Conduct of life, Conduct of life -- Fiction, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, Imaginary places, Imaginary places -- Fiction, Prophecy, Prophecy -- Fiction
title_display The Midnight Charter
title_full The Midnight Charter / David Whitley, The Midnight Charter / by David Whitley, The Midnight Charter The Agora Trilogy Series, Book 1
title_short The Midnight Charter
title_sub The Agora Trilogy Series, Book 1
topic_facet Conduct of life, Fantasy, Imaginary places, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Prophecy