The dazzling Finlandia Junior Prize- winning fantasy adventure addresses our fear of the unknown — and the difficulty of telling the difference between right and wrong.
In Indorasia 14-year-old Pau must grow up fast. A government sanctioned bureau, BLEM, plans to rid the world of the ancient beings, the Cinderlings. The most powerful magi, Nubya, knows more about the mysterious Cinderlings than anyone and rallies her rebel troops to defend the Cinderlings the situation escalates. The two sides are now at war, and Pau’s role seems to be predestined. Her ordinary and safe life gives way to one filled with magic — and death.
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“The book, written gloriously with carefully chosen words, paints a credible world. The character descriptions, plot and the humanity of this unique and strong-voiced novel reveals the end of a childhood, good and evil, joy and sorrow.” — The Finlandia Junior Prize jury
Siiri Enoranta is an award-winning author and one the torchbearers of Finnish YA/crossover literature. She is cre- dited for her strong female leads and her skillful approach to relationships and awakening sexuality within the genre.