Fire Thief (The Fire Thief Trilogy Book 1)

Author(s): Terry Deary

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Prometheus is on the run from an avenging eagle and finds himself escaping to Eden City in 1858. His new friend Jim is a young orphan and petty criminal who 'relieves' the wealthy of their worldly possessions. But two fugitives together means double trouble as the frenetic action jumps from Mount Olympus to the seedy taverns of Dickensian Eden City. Will Prometheus's soft spot for humans in need betray him to the deadly eagle?International bestselling author Terry Deary reinvents the myth of Prometheus, the Titan who stole fire from the gods and gave it to the human race. To escape the gods' revenge, Prometheus travels through time to a murky metropolis called Eden City. There he befriends a motley assortment of comic characters and learns what humans have done with his gift of fire.


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"A rollicking, cracking, time-travelling story." Julia Eccleshare "An action-packed tale, an intriguing blend of narrative tradition and anarchy which [readers] will devour with gusto!" Sunday Herald"

General Fields

  • : 9780753417027
  • : Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • : Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • : April 2008
  • : 178mm X 127mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Terry Deary
  • : Paperback
  • : 823.914
  • : 268
  • : Crime & mystery