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Publisher Description

Stick and stones break bones. Words kill.

They recruited Emily Ruff from the streets. They said it was because she's good with words.

They'll live to regret it.

They said Wil Parke survived something he shouldn't have. But he doesn't remember.

Now they're after him and he doesn't know why.

There's a word, they say. A word that kills.

And they want it back . . . 

“Best thing I've read in a long time . . . a masterpiece.” —Hugh Howey, New York Times bestselling author of Wool

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2013
June 18
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
400
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
1.9
MB

Customer Reviews

Judy54321 ,

Works on many levels

What a clever book! A love story. A book about the power of words and persuasion through history, through sorcery, through propaganda, through shysterism, politics and power. A book about what makes people tick. A sci-fi thriller. Engrossing. You can read it as a great way to pass time, or as a psychological study -- or anywhere in between. Have fun! I highly recommend.

KinamiT ,

Entertaining but unoriginal

Kept me nicely diverted while on a long plane flight. I don't regret the time spent reading it. But I often felt like it was a less-imaginative and less-ambitious retread of some material from Snow Crash. Read that first if you haven't yet.

Jmmsparks ,

Well put together.

What an amazing book, story, tale... Etc Ect.
The first time I read this I was amazed and my mind was spinning with possibilities. The second time brought the same reaction. I can not recommend this book enough. The way this author pieced together the story just speaks volumes about his writing ability. Especially if someone such as myself can recognize it :)

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