The Lie Tree
Frances Hardinge
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'A deliciously creepy novel from Frances Hardinge, the award-winning author of Cuckoo Song and Fly By Night

Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2015. 

The Lie Tree is a wonderfully evocative and atmospheric novel by Frances Hardinge, award-winning author of Cuckoo Song and Fly By Night.
Faith's father has been found dead under mysterious circumstances, and as she is searching through his belongings for clues she discovers a strange tree. The tree only grows healthy and bears fruit if you whisper a lie to it. The fruit of the tree, when eaten, will deliver a hidden truth to the person who consumes it. The bigger the lie, the more people who believe it, the bigger the truth that is uncovered. 
The girl realizes that she is good at lying and that the tree might hold the key to her father's murder, so she begins to spread untruths far and wide across her small island community. But as her tales spiral out of control, she discovers that where lies seduce, truths shatter . . .

ISBN 9781509868162Category ChildrenSubcategory Fiction
Publisher Pan Macmillan UKImprint Macmillan Children's BooksPublished 22/03/2018
Format B FormatBinding PaperbackPage extent 432
Age group Juvenile
author note
Frances Hardinge spent her childhood in a huge old house that inspired... »
 
 
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