The White Horse Trick by Kate Thompson

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The world is drowning.

Freak storms and devastating hurricanes sweep across the countryside. No one has enough food or firewood—electricity is an option only for the tyrannical Commander—and then the Commander begins stealing young children away. Pup's little brother is one of the missing.

Determined to save his brother, Pup confronts the Commander and finds himself “volunteered” for a special force. One that will slip through the barriers of time into a land where the sun never sets . . . just as another boy from Kinvara did long ago. With the future of both realms at stake, the fairies and humans must take drastic measures to stop the destruction. But not everyone wants the human race to survive. . . .

The thrilling conclusion to the story that began in the acclaimed The New Policeman.


About Kate Thompson

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Kate Thompson lives on the west coast of Ireland, which provides inspiration for the Irish magic, music, and landscape in the award-winning The New Policeman and The Last of the High Kings.
Published August 24, 2010 by Greenwillow Books. 420 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The Guardian

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I won this book in a competition and was a bit sceptical about it from reading what it's supposed to be about.

Mar 04 2011 | Read Full Review of The White Horse Trick

Publishers Weekly

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This concluding volume in a trilogy that began with Thompson's beguiling The New Policeman blends Irish mythology with a compelling if slightly message-heavy story about global warming.

Sep 27 2010 | Read Full Review of The White Horse Trick

The Bookbag

Summary: Delightful, if apocalyptic, close to Thompson's trilogy about the Liddy family.

Jan 27 2010 | Read Full Review of The White Horse Trick

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