Endymion Spring

Endymion Spring

Book - 2008
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Having reluctantly accompanied his academic mother and pesky younger sister to Oxford, twelve-year-old Blake Winters is at loose ends until he stumbles across an ancient and magical book, secretly brought to England in 1453 by Gutenberg's mute apprentice to save it from evil forces, and which now draws Blake into a dangerous and life-threatening quest.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2008].
Edition: 1st trade pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780385734561
0385734565
Characteristics: 392, 18 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

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Sidewinder88 Sep 27, 2012

Awesome book. Loved it.

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shiehsamantha
Oct 23, 2010

Not a bad book, but a little confusing, and a little dry in some parts.

aks_98 Apr 07, 2009

This is the best book I ever read.

lucky Feb 17, 2009

I absolutely ADORED this book, and the end, I didn't even see coming!

samdog123 Dec 23, 2008

Blake finds an old book in a library at Oxford University. The book has a long and magical history and is sought by others who want to know its secrets. I found that the plot lines didn't tie together as well as they might have, but still, a good read for kids who enjoy fantasy.

heatherlynn Mar 14, 2008

Lots of plot holes and jumps in this book. Suitable for the young audience in which it was intended.

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KarenW
Jul 11, 2006

Moving from the past to present and back again, this adventure starts in Gutenberg''s printing shop with a young mute printing devil that comes across some magical paper that can transform itself. As he shares his thoughts in the leather covered journal, he hides it so that an evil man named Fust cannot find it and destroy it. Centuries later, a young boy named Blake is wandering through a library in Oxford, and as he runs his fingers along the shelf, an old book bites his finger. When Blake opens the book, he finds that it is blank to everyone else, and the secrets it reveals may bring him closer to evil than he could have imagined.

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