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A face like glass, Frances Hardinge

Label
A face like glass
Title
A face like glass
Statement of responsibility
Frances Hardinge
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the underground city of Caverna the world's most skilled craftsmen toil in the darkness to create delicacies beyond compare - wines that can remove memories, cheeses that can make you hallucinate and perfumes that convince you to trust the wearer, even as they slit your throat. The people of Caverna are more ordinary, but for one thing: their faces are as blank as untouched snow. Expressions must be learned, and only the famous Facesmiths can teach a person to show (or fake) joy, despair or fear - at a price. Into this dark and distrustful world comes Neverfell, a little girl with no memory of her past and a face so terrifying to those around her that she must wear a mask at all times. For Neverfell's emotions are as obvious on her face as those of the most skilled Facesmiths, though entirely genuine. And that makes her very dangerous indeed
Summary
When Neverfell, who has no memory, arrives in Caverna, her facial expressions make her very dangerous to the people who live with blank faces or pay dearly to learn to simulate emotions
Storyline
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Books, 2018.
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2018.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10562624
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hardinge, Frances
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.H21834
LC item number
Fac 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
920
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Underground areas
  • Emotions
  • Adventure stories
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
A face like glass, Frances Hardinge
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
487 pages
Isbn
9781419724848
Lccn
2016037692
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957955239
  • (OCoLC)ocn957955239
  • 536264
Label
A face like glass, Frances Hardinge
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
487 pages
Isbn
9781419724848
Lccn
2016037692
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957955239
  • (OCoLC)ocn957955239
  • 536264

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