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The first book of the Quint Saga that begins the bestselling Edge Chronicles series.

Fourteen-year-old Quint Verginix is the only remaining son of famous sky-pirate Wind Jackal. He and his father have journeyed to the city of Sanctaphrax – a great floating rock, bound to the ground below by a chain, its inhabitants living with their heads literally in the clouds.

But the city hides a dangerous secret: deep inside the great rock, something horrible lurks. With his father away, Quint may be the only one who can save Sanctaphrax from the dreaded curse of the gloamglozer . . .

The Curse of the Gloamglozer is the first book of the Quint Saga – first trilogy in The Edge Chronicles, the internationally best-selling fantasy series, which has featured on the UK and the New York Times best-seller lists and sold more than 3 million copies. There are now 13 titles and four trilogies in the series, but each book is a stand-alone adventure, so you can read The Edge Chronicles in any order you choose.

Reviews

Wondrously inventive... A new variety of characters, beings, classic-like names and gravity-defying geography once again feeds detail and delight to an ever-increasingly ever-eager-for-the-next readership

School Librarian

Stunningly original

Guardian on THE EDGE CHRONICLES

For children who've read the Harry Potter books and want another world to explore

Mail on Sunday on THE EDGE CHRONICLES

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780552569620

    October 1, 2013

    Corgi Childrens

    448 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • EBook

    9781407076553

    July 1, 2010

    RHCP Digital

    448 pages

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