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The Book of Lost Things

(2006)
A novel by

 
New York Times bestselling author John Connolly's unique imagination takes readers through the end of innocence into adulthood and beyond in this dark and triumphantly creative novel of grief and loss, loyalty and love, and the redemptive power of stories.

High in his attic bedroom, twelve-year-old David mourns the death of his mother. He is angry and alone, with only the books on his shelf for company. But those books have begun to whisper to him in the darkness, and as he takes refuge in his imagination, he finds that reality and fantasy have begun to meld. While his family falls apart around him, David is violently propelled into a land that is a strange reflection of his own world, populated by heroes and monsters, and ruled over by a faded king who keeps his secrets in a mysterious book... The Book of Lost Things.

An imaginative tribute to the journey we must all make through the loss of innocence into adulthood, John Connolly's latest novel is a book for every adult who can recall the moment when childhood began to fade, and for every adult about to face that moment. The Book of Lost Things is a story of hope for all who have lost, and for all who have yet to lose. It is an exhilarating tale that reminds us of the enduring power of stories in our lives.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
 
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Used availability for John Connolly's The Book of Lost Things


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Hardback Editions

October 2016 : UK Hardback
Title: The Book of Lost Things 10th Anniversary Edition
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-4736-5704-0 / 978-1-4736-5704-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   

August 2011 : USA Library Binding
Title: The Book Of Lost Things (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-606-23262-1 / 978-0-606-23262-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback
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May 2007 : UK Hardback
Title: The Book of Lost Things (Charnwood Large Print)
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-84617-727-8 / 978-1-84617-727-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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May 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: The Book of Lost Things (Platinum Readers Circle (Center Point))
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-58547-976-4 / 978-1-58547-976-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Large Print
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November 2006 : USA Hardback
Title: The Book of Lost Things: A Novel
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-7432-9885-3 / 978-0-7432-9885-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atria Books
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January 2006 : UK Hardback
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-340-89946-8 / 978-0-340-89946-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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September 2006 : UK Hardback
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-340-93619-3 / 978-0-340-93619-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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September 2006 : UK Hardback
Title: Book of Lost Things Signed Edition
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-84579-391-9 / 978-1-84579-391-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Hb
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Paperback Editions

April 2017 : UK Paperback
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-4736-5914-0 / 978-1-4736-5914-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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August 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-4424-2934-8 / 978-1-4424-2934-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
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October 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-7432-9890-X / 978-0-7432-9890-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Washington Square Press
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April 2007 : UK Paperback
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-340-89949-2 / 978-0-340-89949-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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April 2007 : UK Paperback
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-340-89948-4 / 978-0-340-89948-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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September 2006 : UK Paperback
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-340-93290-2 / 978-0-340-93290-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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May 2006 : UK Paperback
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-340-89222-6 / 978-0-340-89222-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Coronet
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January 2006 : USA Paperback
Title: Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-7394-8286-6 / 978-0-7394-8286-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atria
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2006 : UK Perfect Paperback
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-340-89947-6 / 978-0-340-89947-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: TRAFALGAR SQUARE +
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Audio Editions

May 2012 : UK MP3 CD
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-4450-1169-7 / 978-1-4450-1169-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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February 2012 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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February 2012 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   

October 2008 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
Publisher: Recorded Books
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April 2007 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-7531-3726-7 / 978-0-7531-3726-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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April 2007 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-7531-2694-X / 978-0-7531-2694-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Publishing
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October 2006 : USA Audio CD
Title: Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-4281-2040-8 / 978-1-4281-2040-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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January 2006 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-4281-2041-6 / 978-1-4281-2041-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2006 : USA Audio CD
Title: the book of lost things
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-4281-2047-5 / 978-1-4281-2047-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

September 2008 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Book of Lost Things
Author(s): John Connolly
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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November 2006 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Book of Lost Things: A Novel
Author(s): John Connolly
Publisher: Atria Books
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