Endymion Spring

Endymion Spring

Book - 2006
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Who or what is Endymion Spring? A power for good, or for evil . . . A legendary book that holds the secret to a world of knowledge . . . A young boy without a voice - whose five-hundred-year-old story is about to explode in the twenty-first century . . . Blake is visiting Oxford with his academic mother and his kid sister. While their mum immerses herself in olde worlde volumes, Blake feels trapped in the dusty air of the college library. Until one day, Blake is running his finger along the shelf and feels something pierce his finger, drawing blood - like a bite. The book responsible is a battered old volume, with a strange clasp like a serpent's head - with real fangs. Printed on its front are words: Endymion Spring. Its paper is almost luminous - blank, wordless, but with a texture that seems to shine, and fine veins running through it. The paper quivers, as if it's alive. And as Blake looks, words begin to appear on the page - words meant only for him; words no one else can see.
Publisher: London : Puffin, 2006.
ISBN: 9780141382395
0141382392
9780141320359
0141320354
Branch Call Number: SKELT
Characteristics: 443 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Sanderson, Bill 1948-

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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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