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The Peculiar

(2012)
(The first book in the Peculiar series)
A novel by

 
 
The international bestseller and debut novel by teenage author and classical musician Stefan Bachmann is part murder mystery, part gothic fantasy, part clockwork adventure. Best-selling author Rick Riordan said of The Peculiar, "Stefan Bachmann breathes fresh life into ancient magic."

Don't get yourself noticed and you won't get yourself hanged. In the faery slums of Bath, Bartholomew and his little sister Hettie live by these words. Bartholomew and Hettie are Peculiars, and neither faeries nor humans want anything to do with them. But when Peculiars start showing up in London murdered and covered with red tattoos, Bartholomew breaks all the rules and gets himself noticed. Full of magic, dazzling inventions, and intriguing characters such as Mr. Jelliby and Lord Lickerish, this story of friendship, bravery, and nonstop action adventure was hailed by best-selling author Christopher Paolini as "swift, strong, and entertaining. Highly recommended." The Peculiar ends with a spectacular cliff-hanger, and the story concludes in The Whatnot.

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Used availability for Stefan Bachmann's The Peculiar

Hardback Editions

August 2013 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Peculiar (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Stefan Bachmann
ISBN: 0-606-32155-1 / 978-0-606-32155-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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September 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Peculiar
Author(s): Stefan Bachmann
ISBN: 0-06-219518-2 / 978-0-06-219518-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Peculiar
Author(s): Stefan Bachmann
ISBN: 0-00-749884-5 / 978-0-00-749884-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

August 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Peculiar
Author(s): Stefan Bachmann
ISBN: 0-06-219519-0 / 978-0-06-219519-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Peculiar
Author(s): Stefan Bachmann
ISBN: 0-00-749883-7 / 978-0-00-749883-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Peculiar
Author(s): Stefan Bachmann
ISBN: 0-00-749885-3 / 978-0-00-749885-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


1900 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Peculiar
Author(s): Stefan Bachmann
ISBN: 0-06-224501-5 / 978-0-06-224501-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

September 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Peculiar
Author(s): Stefan Bachmann
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon CA   


September 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Peculiar
Author(s): Stefan Bachmann
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

September 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Peculiar
Author(s): Stefan Bachmann
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


September 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Peculiar
Author(s): Stefan Bachmann
Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks
Availability: Amazon UK