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The true tale of the monster Billy Dean / David Almond.

Author / Creator Almond, David, 1951-
Imprint London ; New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2011.
Description 255 p. ; 25 cm.
Language English
Subject Dystopias -- Fiction.
Format Print, Book
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ISBN 9780670919055
Summary Billy Dean is a secret child, growing up in the dark heart of Blinkbonny. He has a beautiful young mother and a father who arrives at night carrying the smell of incense and cigarettes. His world is just a bed, some pictures of the holy island and a single locked door, but his father fills his dreams with mysterious tales and dreadful warnings. When his father disappears, Billy's mum brings him out into the world, and he learns the dreadful truth of what happened in Blinkbonny on the day he was born. Gradually he finds he has the gift of helping to rebuild what has been broken. But there is one figure who is beyond healing, who comes looking for Billy himself and is determined on a kind of reckoning.

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Call Number: PR6051.L588 T78 2011

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