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More Than This (Paperback)

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Description


"Books are often described as mind-blowing, but this is one of the few books in which, while reading it, I have exclaimed aloud, Oh. My. God. on multiple occasions. I won t tell you anything else about it. Just read it." John Green
Seth drowns, desperate and alone. But then he wakes. Naked, thirsty, starving. But alive. And where is he? The street seems familiar, but everything is abandoned, overgrown, covered in dust. He "remembers" dying, his skull bashed against the rocks. Has he woken up in his own personal hell? Is there more to this life, or perhaps this afterlife? From the acclaimed author of the Chaos Walking trilogy and "A Monster Calls" comes one of the most provocative teen novels of our time.

About the Author


Patrick Ness is best known for his books for young adults, including the Chaos Walking trilogy and "More Than This". Twice in a row for "Monsters of Men "and "A Monster Calls" he won the Carnegie Medal, the oldest and most prestigious book award for children s writing in the UK. "A Monster Calls" was also the first book ever to simultaneously win the Carnegie Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration. Ness has taught creative writing at Oxford University and is a literary critic for the "Guardian". Born in Virginia, he lives in London.

Praise For…


Ness brilliantly plays with contrasts: life and death, privacy and exposure, guilt and innocence. In characteristic style, the author of the Chaos Walking trilogy delves into the stuff of nightmares for an existential exploration of the human psyche.
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Books are often described as ‘mind-blowing,’ but this is one of the few books in which, while reading it, I have exclaimed aloud, ‘Oh. My. God.’ on multiple occasions. I won’t tell you anything else about it. Just read it.
—John Green

It is a gorgeous story with masterful pacing and unforgettable passages.
—The Boston Globe

Product Details
ISBN: 9780763676209
ISBN-10: 0763676209
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Publication Date: July 22nd, 2014
Pages: 472
Language: English