Incarceron: Book summary and reviews of Incarceron by Catherine Fisher

Incarceron

by Catherine Fisher

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Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
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Incarceron is a prison so vast that it contains not only cells, but also metal forests, dilapidated cities, and vast wilderness. Finn, a seventeen-year-old prisoner, has no memory of his childhood and is sure that he came from Outside Incarceron. Very few prisoners believe that there is an Outside, however, which makes escape seems impossible.

And then Finn finds a crystal key that allows him to communicate with a girl named Claudia. She claims to live Outside - she is the daughter of the Warden of Incarceron, and doomed to an arranged marriage. Finn is determined to escape the prison, and Claudia believes she can help him. But they don't realize that there is more to Incarceron than meets the eye. Escape will take their greatest courage and cost more than they know.

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"Starred Review. Complex and inventive, with numerous and rewarding mysteries, this tale is certain to please. Ages 12–up." - Publishers Weekly

"Starred Review. The novel's length and complex plot may be daunting to some, but fans of steampunk and epic fantasy alike will be anxiously flipping pages and awaiting the sequel, already released in the U.K." - Library Journal

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This book, written by J.K. Rowling, will literally submerge you in its pages so deep that you will have to struggle to get out.

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Very interesting

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Catherine Fisher

Catherine Fisher is an acclaimed novelist and poet, and has written many fantasy books for young readers, including the popular Oracle Betrayed series.

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