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Going for Stone

Going for Stone

(Turn to Stone)
A novel by


"Wonderfully scary and unusual."
Adèle Geras

Nick is a runaway in desperate need of money and a safe place to sleep. That's when he meets Swan and the other human statues-a group of street artists who can turn themselves, almost, to stone. But soon Nick and Swan are spotted by Antonin, with his offer of a place at his artists' academy. Inside these ivy-covered walls is a world that's more like a cult than a theater school. And those students who leave, where do they really go? The deeper Nick digs, the more he's on the verge of uncovering the horrifying truth.

A chilling, atmospheric thriller that unfolds to reveal grim secrets and startling revelations up to the very end.

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Hardback Editions

April 2005 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Turn to Stone
Author(s): Philip Gross
ISBN: 0-8037-3005-5 / 978-0-8037-3005-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dial
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Paperback Editions

August 2003 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Going For Stone
Author(s): Philip Gross
ISBN: 0-19-275308-8 / 978-0-19-275308-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: OUP Oxford
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December 2002 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Going for Stone
Author(s): Philip Gross
ISBN: 0-19-271905-X / 978-0-19-271905-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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