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The Gate to Nowhere

(The first book in the Runcible Jones series)
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In a world terrified of magic, a boy is abandoned to the worst school in the world, a place designed to crush all magic out of him - GRINDGRIM. But Runcible Jones has to learn magic, to uncover the truth about his father's death on another world.

Hurled through a gate to magical Iltior, Runcie's arrival begins a war that will spread to Earth. And why is Lord Shambles, the blackest sorcerer on Iltior, hunting Runcie? To uncover the truth, Runcie must fight the dreadful sorcerer. But even if he wins, nothing will ever be the same again.

Praise for Runcible Jones, The Gate to Nowhere 'A great book for rainy days and lazy afternoons.' John Cohen, Reading Time.

Genre: Children's Fiction

Used availability for Ian Irvine's The Gate to Nowhere

Paperback Editions

July 2006 : UK Paperback

Title: Runcible Jones Gate To Nowhere: The Gate To Nowhere
Author(s): Ian Irvine
ISBN: 0-14-330158-6 / 978-0-14-330158-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Australia
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Kindle Editions

January 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Runcible Jones - The Gate to Nowhere (The Runcible Jones Quartet Book 1)
Author(s): Ian Irvine
Publisher: Ian Irvine
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