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Half World

(2009)
(The first book in the Half World series)
A novel by

 
 
Melanie Tamaki is human - but her parents aren't. They are from Half World, a Limbo between our world and the afterlife, and her father is still there. When her mother disappears, Melanie must follow her to Half World - and neither of them may return alive. Imagine Coraline as filmed by the Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki (Howl's Moving Castle), or Neil Gaiman collaborating with Charles de Lint. Half World is vivid, visceral, unforgettable, a combination of prose and images that will haunt you.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Half World is a haunting combination of a coming of age novel and a spiritual quest, a mad funhouse of horrors and a tale of redemption and love. Wonderfully odd and quite unforgettable." - Neil Gaiman


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Used availability for Hiromi Goto's Half World

Hardback Editions

April 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: Half World
Author(s): Hiromi Goto
ISBN: 0-670-01220-3 / 978-0-670-01220-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
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January 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: Half World
Author(s): Hiromi Goto
ISBN: 0-670-06965-5 / 978-0-670-06965-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Puffin Canada
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Paperback Editions

January 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Half World
Author(s): Hiromi Goto
ISBN: 0-14-305206-3 / 978-0-14-305206-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Razorbill Canada
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Kindle Editions

January 2011 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Half World
Author(s): Hiromi Goto
Publisher: Razorbill Canada
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA